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Hamilton, James

Works: 1 works in 1 publications in 1 language and 1 library holdings
Genres: History 
Most widely held works by James Hamilton
John C. Calhoun papers by John C Calhoun( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The papers consist of agreements, articles, clippings, correspondence, lists, notes, photographs, poems, receipts, speeches, statements, a survey book and an autograph draft and photocopy of the "South Carolina Exposition." Basically the correspondence is to and from Calhoun, but it also includes letters to and from other members of the family. The correspondence covers in addition to information on the life of the family, thecondition of crops, the sale of rice, and mining the political concerns of the writers including the annexation of Texas, banking, construction of railroads, the war with Mexico, nullification, presidential candidates, political parties, transportation, the slavery question, state rights, tariffs, and other issues of the day. A group of miscellaneous material includes agreements, clippings, handwritten copies of documents concerning the slave trade, settlement of claims and other foreign policy matters, receipts, and statements
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