RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 19309861 LA English T1 Armistead A. Burt papers, A1 Burt, A., YR 1759 AB Political and legal correspondence, the former dealing largely with the policies of John C. Calhoun and the question of secession. After 1860 the material relates chiefly to Burt's law practice, especially to the management of estates of Confederate soldiers, and the Calhoun estate. Other matters referred to include the political corruption and economic conditions in postwar South Carolina. Among the correspondents are Pierce M. Butler, Henry Toole Clark, Thomas Green Clemson, T.L. Deveaux, James H. Hammond, A.P. Hayne, Reverdy Johnson, Hugh S. Legaré, Augustus B. Longstreet, W.N. Meriwether, james L. Petigru, Francis W. Pickens, Robert Barnwell Rhett, Richard Rush, Waddy Thompson, and Louis T. Wigfall.