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    • Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth
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The salubrious air of this place has so well succeeded in restoring Mrs: Pinckney’s health that we shall set out for the Southward tomorrow. I shall endeavour to shake you by the hand in passing through the State of New York. This will be handed to you by my young Countryman Mr: Wm: Hayward who is ambitious of paying his respects to you, & I am sure your good nature will indulge him. He is a...
I wrote you a few lines yesterday, and sent you some water melon seeds & musk melon seeds by the brig Charleston packett Samuel Wasson master which sails this morning. I intend sending you some more by the Sloop Industry Capt: Mattocks who will sail on tuesday next. I formerly sent some to Mrs: Washington at Mount Vernon; but she told me they did not answer so well as some she got in the...
[ Charleston, South Carolina, March 5, 1803. On March 6, 1803, Pinckney wrote to Hamilton : “I wrote you a few lines yesterday.” Letter not found. ]
My Brother is desirous that his son who in the late Army was one of my Aids should qualify himself for the profession of the Law: for this purpose he has been some time studying with Mr: De Saussure of this State. Our City has been for several years past fatal to many strangers who have attempted to spend their summer in it; my nephew has not been here in that season since his return from...
I was in Georgia when your favour of the 15th: of March arrived in Charleston, & when I received it, it was too late to set out for Washington to be there at the time mentioned even if I had been prepared for such a jaunt. I agree entirely with you in your sentiments of the act repealing the act of the last session for the better organization of the Judiciary department; but it was natural to...
It was not, my dear friend, till my return from attending the sessions of our State Legislature at Columbia, that I was fully apprized of your irreparable loss. I am much afflicted at the event, and most sincerely condole with Mrs. Hamilton & yourself on a misfortune which only religion & time can alleviate. It is however a consolation to reflect (if so great a loss can admitt of any immediate...