c.c. pinckney

Pinckney

[pingk-nee]
noun
1.
Charles, 1757–1824, American Revolutionary leader and politician: senator 1798–1801.
2.
Charles Cotesworth [kohts-wurth] , 1746–1825, and his brother Thomas, 1750–1828, American patriots and statesmen.
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Pinckney (ˈpɪŋknɪ)
 
n
1.  Charles. 1757--1824, US statesman, who was a leading member of the convention that framed the US Constitution (1787)
2.  his cousin, Charles Cotesworth. 1746--1825, US soldier, statesman, and diplomat, who also served at the Constitutional Convention
3.  his brother, Thomas. 1750--1828, US soldier and politician. He was US minister to Britain (1792--96) and special envoy to Spain (1795--96)

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