Eliza Lucas Pinckney papers, 1746 - 1783 July 6.


Pinckney, Eliza Lucas, 1723-1793. Eliza Lucas Pinckney papers, 1746 - 1783 July 6.

Eliza Lucas Pinckney papers, 1746 - 1783 July 6.

Three letters, 8 Apr. 1773 - 6 July 1783, of family and local news, and one inscribed volume, published 1743. Letter, 8 Apr. 1773, to [Thomas Pinckney], expressing relief to learn that he was "safe over the Bar... after the disagreable delay you met with in the road, we watched the wind almost every hour, and Mr. Gibbs gave us immediate notice when you were over the Bar, but we have had very high Winds Since which affected my spirits a good deal," and noting her anticipation to hear of his arrival in England, "I long impatiently to hear of My dear Childs safe arrival but a painful uncertainty must be my portion for four months to come" and reporting family news. [Thomas Pinckney lived and studied in England for 21 years, with significant time spent touring Europe; admitted to the Bar in late 1774, he soon after returned home to Charleston, S.C.] leter, 1 Mar. [1775] (Belmont) to "My Dear Child" [Harriott Horry], mentioning wedding of Rebecca Doyley, "poor Child! she is not quite fourteen," reporting the estate sale of Mrs. Elliott's African American slaves, and adding that her "Cook was sold with all his family together"; letter, 6 July 1783 (Charleston, S.C.) to "My dear Child" [Daniel Huger Horry?], recommending that he look after the interests of Roger Pinckney who "comes to England to be educated" and urging him to be diligent in his studies and "endeavour after improvement in every virtue." Published volume: the "1743" [i.e. 1750?] edition of The Complaint: or, Night-Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality, by Edward Young, inscribed, "This is the gift of The Rev[er]r[en]d Mr. Charles Lorimer, 20 Feby. 1749 to John Rattray, the Gift of John Rattray Esq. To Eliza Pinckney."

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Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828

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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...

Doyley, Rebecca.

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Horry, Harriott Pinckney, 1749-1830

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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, Eliza Lucas, 1723-1793

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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...

Pinckney family.

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