Francis W. Pickens and the Politics of Destruction

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Abbreviations
C.U. Clemson University
D.U.L. Duke University Library
L.C. Library of Congress
S.C.L. South Caroliniana Library
S.H.C.Southern Historical Collection (at U.N.C.)
U.N.C. University of North Carolina
U.Va. University of Virginia
W. & L. Washington and Lee University
M.B.C. Mary Boykin Chesnut
J.C.C.J ohn Caldwell Calhoun
J.E.C. James Edward Colhoun
F.H.E. Franklin Harper Elmore
J.H.H. James Henry Hammond
L.P.H. Lucy P. Holcombe
F.W.P. Francis Wilkinson Pickens
J.K.P. James K. Polk
W.C.P. William C. Preston
W.M.C.Williams-Manning-Chesnut Papers
Chapter 1. Young Radical
1. This statement has been attributed to James Louis Petigru, a noted South Carolina Unionist.
2. Greenburg, "Representation and Isolation," pp. 723-43.
3. Dictionary of American Biography, s.v. "Pickens, Francis," lists his birthdate as 7 Apr. 1805; however, his obituary and his tombstone cite 1807. Youmans, Sketch of the Life of Pickens, pp. 1-2.
4. Waring, Pickens: The Fighting Elder, pp. 50-51, 108, 121, 136, 140-91.
5. Ibid., pp. 3, 189, 190, 203.
6. Hooker, "Excerpts from the Diary," pp. 901-2.
7. Youmans, Sketch of the Life of Pickens, pp. 5-7.
8. Waring, Pickens: The Fighting Elder, p. 202. Hooker, "Excerpts from the Diary," pp. 900-902. F.W.P. to William Gilmore Simms, 28 June 1844, F.W.P. ( N.Y. Public Library).
9. Calhoun, Papers, I, 4, 431-34.
10. J.C.C. to J.E.C., 7 May 1820, in Calhoun, Papers, V, 95-97. Andrew Pickens

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Preface xi
  • 1. Young Radical 3
  • 2. a Provocative Course 21
  • 3. a Vile Association 47
  • 4. Harbinger of Doom 71
  • 5. a Litany of Destruction 95
  • 6. an Insolvable Dilemma 112
  • 7. a Mere Office-Seeker 120
  • 8. the Rose of Texas 137
  • 9. a Fire-Eater Down to the Ground 150
  • 10. Governor and Council 167
  • 11- "There Can Lay No Peace for Me" 173
  • Notes 183
  • Bibliography 223
  • Index 241
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