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236 pieces, .25 linear feet
Scope and Content Note
The Pinckney Family Papers consists of correspondence of Eliza Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, and Thomas Pinckney; Benjamin Huger; Rebecca Mott, John Q. Adams; Joseph Alston; Lord Charles Grenville; Alexander Hamilton; Thomas Jefferson; Marquis de Lafayette, and others. The longest portion of the correspondence, contained in six letter books, have to do with Thomas Pinckney’s diplomatic service and his service in the War of 1812. The next largest group of letters is that of Eliza Pinckney. Also included are household accounts and family receipts; land, legal, estate, and other papers.
The Pinckney Family Papers microfiche were purchased from the South Carolina Historical Society on February 6, 1984. The papers were filmed by Carolyn F. James in 1980.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Pinckney Family Papers - Accession 564". Finding Aid 1033.