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  William Pinkney - LoveToKnow 1911
WILLIAM PINKNEY (1764-1822), American lawyer and statesman, was born in Annapolis, Maryland, on the 17th of March 1764.
Pinkney was a remarkably able lawyer and an orator of the old school.
See The Life of William Pinkney (New York, 1853) by his nephew, William Pinkney (1810-1883), who was Protestant Episcopal bishop of Virginia in 1879-1883; and Henry Wheaton, Some Account of the Life, Writings, and Speeches of William Pinkney (New York, 1828).
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 William Pinkney Summary
U.S. senator and statesman William Pinkney (1764-1822) was notable for his support of the Missouri Compromise, a piece of legislation designed to restrict the advance of slavery that was passed by Congress in 1820.
Pinkney was elected to the U.S. Senate in December of 1819 to fill a vacancy resulting from the death of Senator Alexander Contee Hanson and retained his position in Congress until his death three years later in 1822.
Pinkney served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1788 to 1792 and then again in 1795, and served as a U.S. Congressman from the third district of Maryland in 1791 and from 1815 until 1816.
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 Appellate.net
It was Pinkney who explicated the "necessary and proper clause" of the Constitution; and it was Pinkney who demonstrated that the power of the state to tax a federal instrumentality constituted the power to destroy.
William Pinkney, Ticknor observed, was "a man formed on nature's most liberal scale, who, at the age of fifty, is possessed of the ambition of being a pretty fellow, wears corsets to diminish his bulk, uses cosmetics and dresses in a style which would be thought foppish in a much younger man."
Pinkney, it was quickly observed, labored under an illness which burdened his speech, and yet he assailed the listening ears of the Court for two full days.
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 William Pinkney - Biocrawler
William Pinkney (March 17, 1764–February 25, 1822) was an American statesman and diplomat, and the seventh U.S. Attorney General.
After some time practicing law in Harford County, Maryland, he participated in Maryland's state constitutional convention, and then represented that state in the federal legislature and also served in both the legislative and executive branches of the Maryland state government.
Pinkney served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1788 to 1792 and then again in 1795, and served as a U.S. Congressman from Maryland in 1791 and from 1815 until 1816.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/William_Pinkney   (307 words)

  
 Pinkney, William: West's Encyclopedia of American Law
William Pinkney was a lawyer, statesman, and diplomat before serving as attorney general of the United States under President JAMES MADISON.
Pinkney was born in Annapolis, Maryland, on March 17, 1764.
In the legislature, Pinkney established a reputation as an eloquent speaker and a skillful...
law.enotes.com /wests-law-encyclopedia/pinkney-william   (178 words)

  
 William Pinkney Cline Papers Inventory (#5019-z) This collection is currently in the Preservation Department and not ...
William Pinkney Cline was a smith from Catawba County, N.C., who joined the Confederate Army as a private in the 46th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, also known as the Catawba Braves, on 13 March 1862.
The papers of William Pinkney Cline are composed of letters written to his wife during the Civil War while he served with the 46th North Carolina Infantry of the Confederate Army from 1862 to 1864.
William Pinkney Cline was a smith in Catawba County, N.C. He joined the Confederate Army on 13 March 1862, becoming a member of Company K, 46th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, also known as the Catawba Braves.
www.lib.unc.edu /mss/inv/htm/05019.html   (424 words)

  
 William Pinkney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Pinkney (March 17, 1764–February 25, 1822) was an American statesman and diplomat, and the seventh U.S. Attorney General.
Born in Maryland, Pinkney studied medicine (which he did not practice) and law, becoming a lawyer after his admission to the bar in 1786.
Pinkney served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1788 to 1792 and then again in 1795, and served as a U.S. Congressman from the third district of Maryland in 1791 and from 1815 until 1816.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Pinkney   (323 words)

  
 10 O'Clock News | [Sailor William Pinkney]
Pinkney says that he was told at age fourteen or fifteen that he had a bleak future.
Pinkney says that he was told that he would probably be dead at age twenty from drugs or violent crime.
Pinkney says that children from disadvantaged backgrounds, and other children, must learn that it is possible to achieve their goals and dreams.
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 Pickney, William
Pinkney, William (1764-1822) Attorney-General: William Pinkney was born on March 17, 1764, in Annapolis, Maryland.
Pinkney returned to diplomatic duty in 1806, when he and James Monroe were sent to England as commissioners to discuss the aggressive British violations of the United States' rights of neutrality.
Pinkney stayed abroad for two years, resigned in 1818, and returned to a legal practice in 1818, and went back to practicing law in Maryland.
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 The Supreme Court Historical Society
Pinkney's argument was prophetic in its description of the importance of the Supreme Court's ruling in McCulloch.
The corpulent, middle- aged Pinkney wore rigid stays to give him the figure of a youth; his servants pelted him with fine salt to preserve his florid complexion; he attended the proceedings of the Supreme Court in amber-colored doeskin gloves, a giant cravat, and a blue coat studded with gilt buttons.
William Pinkney, Ticknor observed, was "a man formed on nature's most liberal scale, who, at the age of fifty, is possessed with the ambition of being a pretty fellow, wears corsets to diminish his bulk, uses cosmetics,...and dresses m a style which would be thought foppish in a much younger man."
www.supremecourthistory.org /04_library/subs_volumes/04_c10_h.html   (3555 words)

  
 The HistoryMakers
The first African American to solo-circumnavigate by going around the tip of Cape Horn, William Pinkney was born on September 15, 1935, in Chicago.
Pinkney teamed with PBS and several corporations to create a television special and bring teachers from across the country on board en route so that they could experience the trip firsthand.
Pinkney is a trustee of Mystic Seaport, a museum devoted to America's history with the sea, and a director of the American Sail Training Association.
www.thehistorymakers.com /biography/biography.asp?bioindex=590   (410 words)

  
 WILLIAM PINKNEY KIRKPATRICK
     William Pinkney Kirkpatrick, b 1828 in Abbeville, South Carolina, d 1880 in Hill County, Texas and buried at Milford - came to Texas in 1849 with his parents (names not known) and two brothers, James Richard and A. Kirkpatrick.
William came to the Mooreville area of Falls County in 1853 with the two families (his parents and their friends, the R. Moores), where he farmed and raised livestock.
     William Pinkney Kirkpatrick was born 1830 in Abbeville, South Carolina, and died February 9, 1895 in Hill County, Texas.
www.rootsweb.com /~txfalls/bioKIRKPATRICKwilliampinkney.htm   (842 words)

  
 Pinkney, Edward Coote   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Edward Coote Pinkney was born October 1, 1802 in London, England where his father, William Pinkney (1764-1822), a prominent lawyer, represented the U.S. as minister to the British Court.
Pinkney then undertook the study of law and was admitted to the bar in 1824, the same year of his marriage to Georgiana McCausland.
Pinkney attempted to join the Mexican navy, an effort that seems to have failed.
www.wvu.edu /~lawfac/jelkins/lp-2001/pinkney.html   (324 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - William Pinkney (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
William Pinkney 1764–1822, American political leader and diplomat, b.
Two years later he was sent with James Monroe on a special mission to England to deal with impressment and reparations for ship seizures.
Pinkney remained as minister to England (1807–11), but was unsuccessful in settling difficulties between the two countries.
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 Fantastic voyage - William Pinkney's around-the-world voyage Success - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Pinkney then launched a massive letter-writing campaign to raise the rest from corporations and individuals.
For the next two years, Pinkney and his boat, the Commitment, plied the seas, facing maritime hazards he had only read about in books: gale force winds four days out of five, encounters with 600,000-ton tankers, and icebergs the size of trailer trucks.
Pinkney, now 57, is chronicling his trip in a book and speaks frequently on motivation.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3514/is_n1_v40/ai_13364933   (866 words)

  
 Pinkney, William - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Pinkney, William 1764-1822, American political leader and diplomat, b.
Pinkney remained as minister to England (1807-11), but was unsuccessful in settling difficulties between the two countries.
He was U.S. Attorney General (1811-14) and fought in the War of 1812, being wounded at Bladensburg (1814).
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-pinkneyw.html   (285 words)

  
 Pinkney, by Trumbull
William Pinkney was born on 17 March 1764 in Annapolis, Maryland.
Pinkney was U.S. attorney general (1811–14) under President James Madison, served in the House of Representatives (1815–16), and was minister to Russia (1816–18).
Pinkney died on 25 February 1822 in Washington DC.
www.safran-arts.com /42day/art/art4jun/06trmbul/pinkney2.html   (189 words)

  
 The Rowayton Historical Society - The Pinkney House
Rowayton’s Pinkney Park is the picturesque setting for the Rowayton Historical Society headquarters, the Seeley-Dibble-Pinkney House.
The community purchased the house from the widowed Dorothy Cowles Pinkney in 1971, and the society subsequently redecorated and furnished it in keeping with a prosperous farm home of the period 1850-1890.
Until she died at the age of 97 in 1967, Gertrude’s recollections of her girlhood in the Seeley-Dibble-Pinkney House were extremely vivid.
www.rowaytonhistoricalsociety.org /pinkneyhouse.html   (577 words)

  
 WILLIAM PINKNEY (1764–... - Online Information article about WILLIAM PINKNEY (1764–...
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Account of the Life, Writings, and Speeches of William Pinkney (New York, 1828).
encyclopedia.jrank.org /PIG_POL/PINKNEY_WILLIAM_17641822_.html   (606 words)

  
 William Pinkney Whyte - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Pinkney Whyte (August 8, 1824 – March 17, 1908), a member of the United States Democratic Party, was a politician who served the State of Maryland as a State Delegate, the State Comptroller, a United States Senator, the State Governor, the Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, and the State Attorney General.
Whyte was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Joseph and Isabella White (he later changed his surname to Whyte following a family disagreement).
His grandfather, William Pinkney, had been a famous United States politician, administrator, and diplomat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Pinkney_Whyte   (751 words)

  
 NSDL Metadata Record -- William Pinkney residence on Duval Street [electronic resource].
William Pinkney residence on Duval Street [electronic resource].
"Residence of William Pinkney, Key West, Florida 1854[.] Where Jessie A., Charles Wall, William and Fernando M. were born.
This picture was taken by C.W. Pinkney between 1910 and 1920.
nsdl.org /mr/449426   (153 words)

  
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Includes notes from Jonathan Russell to William Pinkney dated Dec. 1, 1810, Dec. 11, 1810 and Dec. 13, 1810.","","26/0200","0215dq.jpg","215","215","","0215d.jpg" "Jonathan Russell to William Pinkney, September 26, 1810.
Includes notes from Jonathan Russell to William Pinkney dated Dec. 1, 1810, Dec. 11, 1810 and Dec. 13, 1810.","","26/0200","0221dq.jpg","221","221","","0221d.jpg" "Jonathan Russell to William Pinkney, December 27, 1810.","","26/0200","0222dq.jpg","222","222","","0222d.jpg" "Jonathan Russell to William Pinkney, December 27, 1810.","","26/0200","0223q.jpg","223","223","","0223.jpg" "Jonathan Russell to William Pinkney, December 29, 1810.
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 WILLIAM PINKNEY FISHBACK PAPERS, 1852-1901
William Pinkney Fishback (1831-1901) was born in Batavia, Ohio, about twenty miles east of Cincinnati.
In Folder 1 are an 185[2?] letter from Fishback in Batavia, Ohio, to his sister Mary in Hillsborough (he hopes to be well enough for the log-cabin raising, has news about Miss Blanchard's school, and has seventeen rabbits); an 1853 certificate from Farmers' College; and the typed copy of a 1901 obituary poem.
In Folder 2 is a clothbound volume with typed contents, "Proceedings of the Indianapolis Bar Association in memory of William Pinkney Fishback." It has statements by Benjamin Harrison, W. Miller, Augustus L. Mason, John W. Kern, and others, and is signed by Harrison (tipped in), Edward Daniels, Noble C. Butler, and Byron K. Elliott.
www.indianahistory.org /library/manuscripts/collection_guides/sc2413.html   (330 words)

  
 Dream voyage: Captain Pinkney spans the globe - William Pinkney in his boat, 'Commitment' American Visions - Find ...
Bill Pinkney is quick to admit that he is a bit of a dreamer.
The book fostered Pinkney's dream about a great adventure, a dream he made real in June 1992, when, after a 22-month solo journey past the world's five great capes, he safely sailed back into Boston's harbor.
During the course of the trip, Pinkney daily recorded his recollections on tape, wrote in journals, read more than 150 books, and returned to a favorite pastime, needlepoint.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1546/is_n6_v10/ai_18093525   (927 words)

  
 The Wilson Family Page
William Pinkney (Pink) Wilson married Louisa Dean in Walker County, Texas in 1858.
Perhaps Pinkney was in Tennessee for a time before coming to Texas since funeral records of his daughter Henrietta in Lufkin mention Tennessee.
Pinkney named his eldest son James E. James E. Wilson served in the 24th Texas Cavalry in the Civil War and died in a prison hospital in St. Louis.
www.murrah.com /gen/wilson.htm   (795 words)

  
 William Pinkney speaker - International Speakers Bureau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Captain Pinkney sailed his 47-foot boat, Commitment, into Boston Harbor after completing a 22-month solo circumnavigation of the globe, a voyage covering 27,000 miles.
As the first African-American and the fourth American to sail solo around the world, Captain Pinkney communicated regularly with students in Boston and Chicago via satellite, teaching sailing basics along with valuable lessons in perseverance, dedication and commitment.
Born in 1953 in Bronzeville, a section of Chicago, far from the sea but close to big water, Captain Pinkney was moved to join the Navy after high school because of the awe-inspiring sight of near-by Lake Michigan and various nautical stories he had read.
www.internationalspeakers.com /speakers/ISBB-553UD5/William_Pinkney   (321 words)

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