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RQ-230547-15
The Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen of South Carolina: A Digital Documentary Edition: Phase 2
Constance Schulz, University of South Carolina, Columbia

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=RQ-230547-15

"How to Ship Sweet Potatoes for the Empress Josephine, or Four PInckneys and Napoleonic France." (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: "How to Ship Sweet Potatoes for the Empress Josephine, or Four PInckneys and Napoleonic France."
Author: Constance B. Schulz
Abstract: Presentation at annual meeting of the British American Nineteenth Century Historians in Cambridge, England. Paper presented an overview of the diplomatic activities of brothers Thomas Pinckney as minister plenipotentiary to Great Britain 1792-1796 and special envoy to Spain 1795; and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney as minister plenipotentiary to revolutionary France 1796-1798 (and as lead envoy of 3-man special peace commission for what became the XYZ affair); and of their cousin Charles Pinckney as minister to Spain 1801-1805, as well as the work of their nephew Daniel (Charles) Pinckney Horry as special agent for Talleyrand. Paper argued the importance of family ties and links in early national American diplomacy.
Date: 10/10/2015
Conference Name: Annual meeting of BrANCH; British American Nineteenth Century Historians

Pinckney Papers Projects (Web Resources)
Title: Pinckney Papers Projects
Author: Robert Karachuk, Associate Editor
Author: Constance Schulz
Abstract: The Pinckney Papers Project Facebook page was initiated during a previous NEH grant (RQ-50748-13) by Associate Editor Robert Karachuk, and has continued to promote the NEH project through regular postings about professional activities of the staff of the Pinckney Statesmen edition, interspersed with regular historical postings about activities of the Pinckney subjects of the edition, i.e. "On this day in ... Charles Cotesworth PInckney ... " Since its initiation 10/17/2014 a total of 209 posts (an average of 1 every 3 days) have reached 48,389 "hits" as of 07/24/2016. The greatest number of hits to date was 1,294 on 02/04/2016 with a post showing the return of the S.C. presidential electors for the election of 1789, on the anniversary of the date the SC electors met to cast their ballots.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: https://www.facebook.com/PinckneyPapers/?fref=ts
Primary URL Description: The Facebook page for the Papers of the Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen and its predecessor project, The Papers of Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Harriott Pinckney Horry, both born-digital editions available by subscription from the publisher, the University of Virginia Press in its Rotunda digital imprint collection of the American Founding Era.

Pinckney Papers Projects (Web Resources)
Title: Pinckney Papers Projects
Author: Robert Karachuk, project Associate Editor
Abstract: In 2014 the USC History Department redesigned its website, and the Pinckney Papers Projects website now combines the Papers of Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Harriott Pinckney Horry, the predecessor editorial project to the current project funded by NEH since 2013, The Papers of the Revolutionary Era PInckney Statesmen. The new website includes a general description of the edition, biographies and portraits of the three Pinckney statesmen, a list of resources for those interested in the project and its subjects, and a gallery of documents, maps, and material culture associated with the Pinckney family.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/hist/pinckney-papers-projects
Primary URL Description: This is the "official" web site for the Papers of the Pinckney Revolutionary Era Statesmen.


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