Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825

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Dates:
Birth 1746-02-25
Death 1825-08-16

Biographical notes:

After serving as a brigadier general in the Continental Army, Pinckney held several legislative and diplomatic posts before being placed in command of all federal forces in the South during the war scare of 1798.

From the description of ALS : Harper's Ferry, Va., to James McHenry, 1800 Mar. 20. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122409546

Pinckney was a South Carolina politician, U. S. Revolutionary War veteran, and member of the U.S. Constitutional Convention.

From the description of [Letter] 1786 Jul. 15 [to] Jacob Read / Charles Cotesworth Pinckney. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 317964417

Politician, diplomat, soldier. At the outbreak of the Revolution he was an officer of the South Carolina troops guarding Charleston.

From the description of ALS : Charleston, S.C., to Henry Laurens, 1776 Jan. 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525158

South Carolina attorney and politician.

From the description of Plea of George Sinclair Capers, ca. 1800. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32144875

Brigadier General, delegate to the Constitutional Convention from South Carolina, Minister to France.

From the description of ALS, 1797 July 13 : the Hague, to Mr. Lusac. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13845103

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney was born in 1746, the son of Chief Justice Charles Pinckney and Eliza Lucas. He served in the Revolutionary War and was discharged as a brigadier general. Pinckney served as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia and in 1790, along with other prominent South Carolina men, helped draw up a new state constitution for South Carolina. He also helped organize the South Carolina College which later became the University of South Carolina. Pinckney died in 1825.

From the description of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney letter, 1809. (Clemson University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 42031918

Pinckney was a Brigadier General, delegate to the Constitutional Convention from South Carolina, and Minister to France.

From the description of ALS, 1798 March 13 : Paris, to Fulton Skipwith, Paris. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13844973

Army officer, lawyer, and statesman.

From the description of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney family papers, 1703-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83791425

Charleston, South Carolina attorney, plantation owner, South Carolina legislator, Revolutionary War general, and U.S. diplomat. Upon completion of his state Senate term in 1804, Pinckney retired to Pinckney Island, his isolated plantation in St. Luke Parish, South Carolina.

From the description of Journal of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney's plantations, 1818-1819. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 31740897

Revolutionary soldier, statesman, and diplomat, of Charleston, S.C.

From the description of Papers, 1687-1860. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20019653

Charleston, South Carolina attorney, plantation owner, and statesman.

From the description of Letter : Charleston, S.C., to Harriott Horry, York Springs, Pa., 1815 June 17. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140145

From the description of Note : to Samuel F.B. Morse, 1818 February 21. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140247

From the description of Letter : Charleston, S.C., to Thomas Pinckney, 1814 August 13. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140142

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Subjects:

  • Plantations
  • Rattlesnake
  • Military discipline
  • Portrait painting, American
  • Politicians--Correspondence
  • Agriculture
  • Slave trade
  • Oilcloth
  • Operational rations (Military supplies)
  • Pleading
  • Slave records
  • Slaves
  • Diplomacy
  • African Americans--History
  • Fishing

Occupations:

  • Army officers
  • Statesmen
  • Lawyers
  • Soldiers
  • Presidents--United States

Places:

  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • Savannah (Ga.) (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Pinckney Island Plantation (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina--Charleston (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)