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Today In Charleston History: September 22    

1766 – Religion

st. michael's - postcardThe bells of St. Michael’s Church were tolled for the first time during the funeral of Mrs. Martha Grimke.

1782 – British Occupation

Colonel Charles Pinckney died. His cousin, Cotesworth, wrote his sister Harriott saying, “Give vent to your tears for he was a man of worth.”

Ignorant of his father’s death, Charles Pinckney in Philadelphia, was making plans to travel to Europe and “sowing wild oats.” When he received word of his father’s death, he planned to return to Charlestown.

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