Papers of Andrew Pickens, 1785-1835 (bulk 1785-1797).

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Pickens, Andrew, 1739-1817. Papers of Andrew Pickens, 1785-1835 (bulk 1785-1797).

Papers of Andrew Pickens, 1785-1835 (bulk 1785-1797).

Official correspondence and papers of Andrew Pickens, chiefly those accumulated during his service as federal commissioner in 1785-1797. Included is Pickens' correspondence with the Governor of South Carolina Thomas Pinckney, other federal commissioners, and the Indian chief Alexander McGillivray, communications from the Congress and the War Department, and other related papers. Also included are a few items related to military career, business, and personal affairs of General Pickens, including documents pertaining to Andrew Pickens & Co. Correspondents include James McHenry, Henry Knox, John Armstrong, Marinus Willett, and others. There are also a few items related to General Pickens' son, Andrew Pickens (1779-1838), Governor of South Carolina in 1816-1818, including two letters to him from Thomas Flournoy (1820).

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Willett, Marinus, 1740-1830

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Officer during the American Revolution, Mayor of New York, N.Y. From the description of Letter book, 1781 June-September. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 122487915 Revolutionary War officer, commander of the New York Levies. From the description of Petition to the New York State Legislature, 1807 March 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122519509 Revolutionary War army officer; when writing the orders and letters in this volume, he was a Lie...

Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828

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Pickens, Andrew, 1739-1817

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South Carolina Revolutionary War soldier, U.S. commissioner negotiating with the southern Indians, 1785-1802. From the description of Journal, 1802. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 37999358 Mrs. Alice Noble Waring of Hughes, Arkansas, great-great-great granddaughter of General Andrew Pickens, collected photostatic copies of original correspondence, documents, and papers which she used in writing The Fighting Elder: Andrew Pickens, 1739-1817, published in 1962. These ...

Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

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American revolutionary officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Thomas Jefferson, 1793 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to General Henry Jackson, 1796 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596669 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Westpoint, to Colonel Pickering, Quartermaster General, 1782 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598200 ...

McHenry, James, 1753-1816

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James McHenry, son of Daniel and Agnes McHenry, was born in Ballymena, Ireland, November 16, 1753, and was educated in Dublin. In 1771 he came to Philadelphia; studied medicine under Benjamin Rush, and did hospital service the revolution. In August, 1780, he was on Lafayette's staff. He was a state senator in Maryland from 1781 to 1786, and a member of Congress from 1783-1786. He sat in the Maryland Assembly until 1791, and then became a U.S. Senator. In 1796 he succeeded Thomas Pickering as Sec...

Flournoy, Thomas, 1775-1857

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Army officer. From the description of Thomas Flournoy and James Wilkinson orderly books, 1812-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061178 U.S. Army officer, Thomas Flournoy (1775-1857), sometimes referred to as "John Thomas Flournoy," was born in North Carolina and, before the War of 1812, practiced law in Augusta, Georgia. In March 1804, Flournoy was involved in a duel with John Carter Walton (1741-1804), nephew of former Georgia Governor and Supreme Court Ch...

Armstrong, John, 1758-1843

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) American soldier and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Michael O'Mealy, agent of the American merchant, ...

Pickens, Andrew, 1779-1838

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South Carolina politician and planter; served as governor of South Carolina (1816-1818). Son of Revolutionary War hero, Andrew Pickens (1739-1817). From the description of Papers, 1781-1827. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41579852 ...

McGillivray, Alexander, approximately 1740-1793

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