Pinckney family papers, 1694-1847.


Pinckney family. Pinckney family papers, 1694-1847.

Pinckney family papers, 1694-1847.

Papers consist primarily of correspondence of members of the Pinckney, Lowndes, and related families, but also include receipts, accounts, land papers, and other items. Correspondence represents a wide array of subject matter including family and social affairs, politics, agriculture and technology, business and financial matters, plantation affairs, and travel. Correspondents include Rawlins Lowndes, Thomas Pinckney, Harriott Pinckney Horry, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Harriett Pinckney Rutledge, William Lowndes, Elizabeth P. Huger, Benjamin H. Latrobe, and many others. Included is a letter (1798) from Elizabeth B. Lowndes regarding planting conditions at El Dorado Plantation; letter books (1763-1767, 1786-1787) of Harriott P. Horry; a letter (1794) to Thomas Pinckney from an American in a British debtors' prison; letters from Sarah E. Huger in New York (N.Y.) about Duncan Phyfe furniture; and a letter (24 June 1838) from Rebecca M. Rutledge to her husband Edward Cotesworth Rutledge concerning the death of family members in the wreck of the ship Pulaski. Receipts, mostly those of Rawlins Lowndes, are for wine, drapery, slave shoes, and other goods and services. Accounts consist of an account book of William Lowndes containing accounts (1811-1822) with the factorage firm of Kershaw & Lewis (later Kershaw, Lewis & Co.) and estate accounts (1822-1827) of William Lowndes. Land papers include a list (ca. 1774) of South Carolina land grants to Miles Brewton. Other items include personal resolutions and prayers of Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1742-1758); genealogical material (n.d.) regarding the Motte family; and Thomas Pinckney's instructions (1826) for transplanting rice and notes (1826) on an agricultural experiment with flax.

ca. 260 items.

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Huger, Sarah E. (person)

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Pinckney, Eliza Lucas, 1723-1793 (person)

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Lowndes family. (family)

Lowndes, Elizabeth Brewton Pinckney, d. 1857. (person)

Mott family. (family)

Rutledge, Rebecca Motte Lowndes, 1810-1893. (person)

Daughter of Elizabeth Brewton Pinckney Lowndes and William Lowndes (1782-1822), a South Carolina attorney, plantation owner, state legislator, and U.S. Representative. She married Edward Cotesworth Rutledge (1798-1860). From the description of Letter : to Elizabeth Lowndes, ca. 1841. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36866130 ...

Kershaw, Lewis & Company (Charleston, S.C.) (corporateBody)

Rutledge, Harriett Pinckney Horry, 1770-1858. (person)

Motte family. (family)

Rutledge family. (family)

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...

Phyfe, Duncan, 1768-1854 (person)

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Brewton, Miles, 1731-1775 (person)

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820 (person)

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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...

Pinckney family. (family)

Prominent South Carolina family descended from Thomas Pinckney (1629-1701), a native of England who settled in Charleston, S.C. and became a merchant there. From the description of Pinckney family papers, 1694-1847. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 35953371 ...