Log In Register

Source & Citation Info

title:“Charles Pinckney to Rufus King”
authors:Charles Pinckney
date written:1789-1-26

permanent link
to this version:
https://consource.org/document/charles-pinckney-to-rufus-king-1789-1-26/20130122080504/
last updated:Jan. 22, 2013, 8:05 a.m. UTC
retrieved:Dec. 14, 2019, 7:49 a.m. UTC

transcription
citation:
Pinckney, Charles. "Letter to Rufus King." The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Vol. 3. Ed. Max Farrand. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911. Print.

Charles Pinckney to Rufus King (January 26, 1789)

Charleston, January 26, 1789.
You know I always preferred the election by the legislature, to that of the people, & I will now venture to pronounce that the mode which you & Madison & some others so thoroughly contended for & ultimately carried is the greatest blot in the constitution1 — of this however more hereafter.
[Footnotes as included or written by Farrand]
  • 1 See CCXXXVIII below.
  • Resource Metadata

    Type

    Date

    1789-1-26

    Authors

    Recipients

    Collections

    Annotations (0)