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Pinkney, William (1764-1822) Personal notebook re: various legal questions, case issues and diplomacy

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07602 Author/Creator: Pinkney, William (1764-1822) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph manuscript signed Date: 1802-1822 ca. Pagination: 2 items 18.5 x 12 cm

Summary of Content: Two items: notebook 252 p. oblong quarter in leather, discusses transaction of Louisiana and Florida, the Pinkney Family crest, and numerous legal cases; paperbound record book 20 p. Formerly the property of J.A. Soiecki, record book containing a biography of William Pinkney, ca. 1868.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: TreatyDiplomacyGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsLouisiana PurchaseLawAmerican StatesmenFranceWestward Expansion

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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