Pinckney, Charles, 1757-1824

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1757-10-26
Death 1824-10-29

Biographical notes:

American politician.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Meeting Street,"[Charleston, S.C.], to [George Washington], 1791 Apr. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872107

Governor of South Carolina.

From the description of Papers, 1796-1853. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20078078

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

From the description of Proclamation, 1789 Oct. 12. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522136

From the description of Governor's message no. 1, 1808 Nov. 29. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37521860

Pinckney was governor of South Carolina (1780-1792; 1796-1798; 1806-1808) and served as a U.S. Senator (1798-1801) and U.S. Representative (1819-1821). He was a member of the U.S. Constitutional Convention and served as the U.S. Minister to Spain (1802-1804).

From the description of [Letter] 1801 May 26 [to] Chas. Leston / Charles Pinckney. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 317958648

Governor of South Carolina, Senator, minister to Spain. Although he played a large part in the writing and promotion of the U.S. constitution, Pinckney became a leader of the Republican party. His support for Thomas Jefferson's presidential campaign alienated him from many relatives, including his cousin Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, the Federalist vice-presidential candidate.

From the description of ALS : Charleston, S.C., to James Madison, 1801 July 8. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 145506978

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

From the description of Instructions to [W.] Ravenel, 1797. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865543

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Subjects:

  • Diplomatic and consular service, American--Appropriations and expenditures
  • Public lands--Law and legislation
  • Tax collection
  • Courts--Law and legislation
  • Diplomacy
  • Governor
  • Embargo, 1807-1809
  • Thanksgiving Day

Occupations:

  • Diplomats
  • Politicians

Places:

  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina--Charleston (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)