The Eliza Lucas Pinckney Chapter’s collection is housed at the Charleston Library Society. The following is a list of suggested reading to do with Eliza Lucas Pinckney.

Water to My Soul: The Story of Eliza Lucas Pinckney by Pamela Bauer Mueller

Letterbook of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, 1739-1762

Eliza Pinckney (Heroes of the Revolution Series) *Note: This is a children’s book.

Eliza Lucas Pinckney: Colonial Plantation Manager and Mother of American Patriots, 1722-1793 by Margaret F. Pickett

Plantation Patriot: A Biography of Eliza Lucas Pinckney by Frances Leigh Williams Note*

Women of Colonial and Revolutionary Times: Eliza Pinckney; Journal and Letter of Eliza Pinckney by Harriott H. Ravenel and Eliza Lucas

A Day in the Life of a Colonial Indigo Planter by Laurie Krebs

Eliza of Wappoo: A Tale of Indigo by Neil S. Graydon


Charleston in the Age of the Pinckneys by George C. Rogers, Jr.

A Founding Family: The Pinckneys of South Carolina by Frances Leigh Williams Note*

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney: Founding Father by Marvin R. Zahniser

Life of General Thomas Pinckney by Charles Cotesworth Pinckney