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Identifier

Accession 564

Inclusive Dates

1703-1847

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

236 pieces, .25 linear feet

Language

English

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 812. 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.

Provenance

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.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Pinckney Family Papers - Accession 564

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