Manuscript Collection

Andrew Pickens Papers - Accession 1148

Title

Andrew Pickens Papers - Accession 1148

Authors

Andrew Pickens

Files

Identifier

Accession 1148

Inclusive Dates

1782-1804

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

1 microfiche

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Andrew Pickens Papers consists of microfiche copies of handwritten correspondence (1787, 1792) with George Handley (1752-1793), Alex McGillivray (ca. 1759-1793), Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746-1825), Thomas Pinckney (1750-1828), Felix Warley (1749-1814), Richard Winn (1750-1818), and the Chief Little Turkey (1758-1801) and other headmen of the Cherokees regarding politics, land disputes, Indian Lands, ratification of the US Constitution. Also contains miscellaneous accounts and legal papers (1782-1804). Andrew Pickens (1739-1817) was a militia leader, eventually raising to the rank of Brigadier General during the American Revolution and served in the United States House of Representatives from South Carolina from 1793-1795). Pickens and Pickens County, SC were named in his honor.

Additional Notes

There are digital scans of the microfiche available for use in the Pettus Archives Research Area.

Provenance

The Andrew Pickens papers were given to the Archives on July 12, 2004. The original collection is SCHS 121.

Copyright

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

Andrew Pickens Papers - Accession 1148

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