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William Lowndes papers, 1754-1941.

Author: William Lowndes
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The collection is chiefly William Lowndes's correspondence while in Congress, 1811-1821, including letters written from Washington, D.C., to his wife, Elizabeth (Pinckney) Lowndes, discussing his personal and social life; and letters he received from notable politicians, including John Quincy Adams, Joseph Alston, John C. Calhoun, Langdon Cheves, William H. Crawford, William Drayton, Hamilton Fish, John Forsyth,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Named Person: John Quincy Adams; Joseph Alston; John C Calhoun; Langdon Cheves; William Harris Crawford; William Drayton; Hamilton Fish; John Forsyth; James Hamilton, Jr.; Robert Young Hayne; Daniel Elliott Huger; Hugh Swinton Legaré; Charles Lowndes; Elizabeth Pinckney Lowndes; Rawlins Lowndes; Thomas Pinckney Lowndes; William Lowndes; James Monroe; Thomas Pinckney; Eldred James Simkins; William Wirt
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Lowndes
OCLC Number: 25166281
Notes: In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#2778).
Description: ca. 350 items (1.0 linear ft.)
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The collection is chiefly William Lowndes's correspondence while in Congress, 1811-1821, including letters written from Washington, D.C., to his wife, Elizabeth (Pinckney) Lowndes, discussing his personal and social life; and letters he received from notable politicians, including John Quincy Adams, Joseph Alston, John C. Calhoun, Langdon Cheves, William H. Crawford, William Drayton, Hamilton Fish, John Forsyth, James Hamilton, Robert Y. Hayne, Daniel H. Huger, Hugh S. Legare, James Monroe, Thomas Pinckney, Eldred Simkins, and William Wirt. Among other items are letters, 1758-1799, between William Lowndes's father, Rawlins (1721-1800), of Charleston, S.C., and English and West Indian merchants; a fragment of a diary of Charles Lowndes, 1754-1755, chiefly concerning social life in London; detailed reminiscences of William's grandson, Thomas Pinckney Lowndes (1839-1899), concerning antebellum life, the Civil War, and Reconstruction in Charleston; copies of speeches by William Lowndes; and his notebooks on law and congressional matters.

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