Huger-Pinckney papers, 1773-1863.


Huger family. Huger-Pinckney papers, 1773-1863.

Huger-Pinckney papers, 1773-1863.

Include three letters, 1773-1783, of Eliza Lucas Pinckney to her children, regarding their education, family matters, her son's voyage to England to study for the bar, Charleston, S.C., social life, the marriage of a fourteen year-old girl, and the settlement of an estate, including the sale of slaves. Also include letters, 1785-1855, of the Huger family, regarding family matters, the marriage of Francis Kinloch Huger to Harriet Lucas Pinckney, feminine virtue, a midwife relocating to Stateburg, S.C., attending a circus, Charleston, S.C., social life, the death of Francis Kinloch Huger, financial matters, and the hire of a servant. Also include letters, 1795-1799, of Thomas Pinckney, regarding his children's stay in Paris while serving as a foreign minister in England, the death of George Washington, and family and social matters; and a letter, 24 November 1797, from Harriet Lucas Pinckney, Charleston, S.C., to her stepmother, mentioning a race riot in Charleston "with the French negroes." Also include letter, 10 August 1808, from Harriet Lucas (Pinckney) Huger, Clermont, S.C., to her brother, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Cambridge, Mass., regarding his visit to South Carolina, family matters; and letter, 17 March 1821, from Harriet L. Huger, Acton, S.C., to her aunt, Harriott Pinckney Horry, Charleston, S.C., regarding the destruction of the family home, Clermont, by fire, and the Rutledge family. Also include letter, 2 September 1822, from Thomas Pinckney, Altamont, S.C., to his sister, Harriott Pinckney Horry, Charleston, S.C., regarding family matters and Francis Kinloch Huger's provisioning of his slaves; and letters, 1836-1853, of Francis Kinloch Huger, regarding his daughter's knowledge of French, family matters, travel in South Carolina, dealing with emotional loss, Mexican War soldiers, the settlement of Thomas Pinckney's estate, and parenting. Also include "plantation book," 1858-1863, of Joseph A. Huger, regarding the administration of Huger's plantation, Murry Hill, in Buncombe County, N.C. Included are extensive entries regarding the plantation's slaves, especially their clothing, as well as entries regarding livestock and dry goods ...

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Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828 (person)

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 politici...

Pinckney family. (family)

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Pinckney, Eliza Lucas, 1723-1793 (person)

Eliza Lucas Pinckney, daughter of Col. George Lucas of Antigua, was the second wife of South Carolina chief justice Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758). Her daughter Harriott married Daniel Horry. From the description of Letter to Harriott Horry, ca. 1780. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140198 Wife of Charles Pinckney (d. 1758); resident of Charleston and Belmont (York Co.), S.C. From the description of Papers, 1741-1763. (Duke Univer...

Horry, Harriott Pinckney, 1749-1830 (person)

Daughter of Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793) and Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758), a prominent South Carolina attorney and state representative. Harriot Pinckney married Daniel Horry (d. 1785), owner of Hampton Plantation, and their children were Daniel Huger Horry (1769-1828), who changed his name to Charles Lucas Pinckney Horry, and Harriott Pinckney Horry (1770-1858), who married Frederick Rutledge (1769-1821). From the description of Harriott Pinckney Horry diaries, 1793-1815. (T...

Huger, Harriet Lucas Pinckney. (person)

Huger, Joseph A. (Joseph Alston), 1815-1895 (person)

Washington, George, 1732-1799 (person)

George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825 (person)

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 Conven...

Huger, Francis Kinloch, 1773-1855 (person)

Francis Kinloch Huger was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in September, 1773, and died there in 1855. At the age of eight, he was sent to study in England, remaining abroad until he had finished his education and medical studies. He continued his medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and received his M.D. He returned to South Carolina and became a planter in Santee rather than practicing medicine. He served in the War of 1812 and after that served in the South Car...

Huger family. (family)

Families of Charleston, S.C. From the description of Huger-Pinckney papers, 1773-1863. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32672116 ...