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A founding family : the Pinckneys of South Carolina

Author: Frances Leigh Williams
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Thomas Pinckney (d.1705) immigrated from England to the island of Jamaica in 1688, and immigrated to South Carolina in 1692. He married twice. Descendants listed lived chiefly in South Carolina. The brothers, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746-1825) and Thomas Pinckney (1750-1828), were particularly effective during the Revolutionary War and during the creation and ratification of the Constitution.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, Frances Leigh.
Founding family.
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1978
(OCoLC)558025092
Online version:
Williams, Frances Leigh.
Founding family.
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1978
(OCoLC)607869300
Named Person: Pinckney family.; Thomas Pinckney; Charles Cotesworth Pinckney; Charles Cotesworth Pinckney; Pinckney family.; Thomas Pinckney; Pinckney.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Leigh Williams
ISBN: 0151315035 9780151315031
OCLC Number: 3650643
Description: ix, 533 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Pinckneys before 1763 --
Protests, petitions, and preparation --
Loyal but resistant --
And so to arms --
To learn from Washington --
Bravery but no victory at Savannah --
Charles Town: siege and surrender --
Prisoners become victors --
To bind up and build anew --
The Constitution: the preliminary hammering out --
The Constitution: the instrument is forged --
The battle for ratification --
Serving the Republic with Washington.
Responsibility: Frances Leigh Williams.

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Thomas Pinckney (d.1705) immigrated from England to the island of Jamaica in 1688, and immigrated to South Carolina in 1692. He married twice. Descendants listed lived chiefly in South Carolina. The brothers, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746-1825) and Thomas Pinckney (1750-1828), were particularly effective during the Revolutionary War and during the creation and ratification of the Constitution.

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