Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1750-10-23
Death 1828-11-02
French, English

Biographical notes:

Charleston, S.C. attorney, politician, plantation owner, and Revolutionary War officer. He was the son of Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758) and Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793). Thomas Pinckney was interested in scientific agriculture and authored a number of articles on the subject.

From the description of Thomas Pinckney papers, ca. 1790-ca. 1825. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 35953391

Charleston, South Carolina attorney, soldier, and politician. Pinckney was appointed U.S. Minister to Great Britain in 1792 and as special commissioner and envoy extraordinary to Spain in 1795.

From the description of Thomas Pinckney papers, 1784-1796 (bulk 1792-1796). (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140324

Epithet: of Charlestown

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000342.0x0002e7

Soldier, diplomat, governor of South Carolina. While serving as minister to England, he was appointed special commissioner to negotiate a treaty settling all matters in dispute between the U.S. and Spain.

From the description of ALS : London, to George Washington, 1795 Jan. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540684

Charleston, S.C. attorney, plantation owner, South Carolina state legislator and governor, U.S. representative, U.S. diplomat, and Revolutionary War officer. In April of 1795 Pinckney was appointed to negotiate a treating settling disputes between the United States and Spain. In Spain he carried on negotiations with Godoy, the Duke of Alcudia, known as the Prince of Peace ("El Principe de la Paz"). One part of the treaty concerned the formation of a commission to deal with American claims for damages to U.S. shipping by Spanish armed vessels (spoilations). On October 27, 1795, the Treaty of San Lorenzo el Real was signed. The most significant issues settled by the treaty concerned the southern boundary of the United States and the navigation of the Mississippi River.

From the description of Document regarding Spanish spoilations, 1795 Oct. 22. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865497

Charleston, S.C. attorney, plantation owner, politician, and U.S. Army officer. During the War of 1812 he was Major General of the Southern Division of the U.S. Army, commanding the 6th Military District until 1815.

From the description of Letter : to Col. Bomford, 1815 Aug. 24. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865710

Charleston, S.C. attorney, plantation owner, politician, and soldier.

From the description of Plea, 1784. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865877

Lawyer, Revolutionary figure, minister to England, and governor of South Carolina, 1787-1789.

From the description of Papers, 1771-1813. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20071774

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Subjects:

  • Governor
  • Cottonseed oil
  • Indians of North America
  • Rice--Machinery
  • Canoes and canoeing
  • Yachts and yachting
  • Agricultural implements
  • Paint
  • Extradition
  • Irrigation
  • Land grants
  • Cement
  • Mechanical drawing
  • Hydraulic machinery
  • Foreign ministers
  • Agricultural machinery
  • Decedents' estates
  • Canals
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American--Selection and appointment
  • Creek War, 1813-1814
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American
  • Bridges
  • Barilla

Occupations:

  • Officers (military officers)
  • Diplomats

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Netherlands (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • London (England) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Georgia (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)