Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material James Henry Hammond papers, 1774-1875

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Title
James Henry Hammond papers, 1774-1875
Summary
Correspondence, diaries, speeches, plantation manuals, account books, and scrapbooks pertaining chiefly to South Carolina and national politics in the decades preceding the Civil War. Subjects include nullification, secession, slavery, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tenn. (1850), state banks, states' rights, and the tariff. Diary notes and memoranda cover the period of Hammond's travels in America and abroad, and plantation books contain memoranda of crops to be planted, lists of blacks, and notes on management of slaves. Also includes a mercantile letterbook (1774-1780) of Andrew McLean containing letters written from Savannah and Augusta, Ga., to Clark & Milligan, London, England.
Correspondents include A. P. Aldrich, Bert Alvord, Lewis M. Ayer, Ker Boyce, Abbot H. Brisbane, Pierce Mason Butler, John C. Calhoun, James L. Clark, John Myers Felder, James Gadsden, James Hamilton, Isaac W. Hayne, Robert Young Hayne, Lawrence M. Keitt, George McDuffie, Angus Patterson, A. H. Pemberton, Francis W. Pickens, Wm. D. Porter, William C. Preston, Paul Quattlebaum, Robert Barnwell Rhett, William Gilmore Simms, William Henry Trescot, Ben Tucker, and James M. Walker.
Contributor Names
Hammond, James Henry, 1807-1864.
Subject Headings
-  Aldrich, A. P.--Correspondence
-  Alvord, Bert--Correspondence
-  Ayer, Lewis M.--Correspondence
-  Boyce, Ker--Correspondence
-  Brisbane, A. H.--(Abbott Hall),--1804-1861--Correspondence
-  Butler, Pierce Mason,--1798-1847--Correspondence
-  Calhoun, John C.--(John Caldwell),--1782-1850--Correspondence
-  Clark, James L.--Correspondence
-  Felder, John Myers,--1782-1851--Correspondence
-  Gadsden, James,--1788-1858--Correspondence
-  Hamilton, James,--1786-1857--Correspondence
-  Hayne, Isaac W.--(Isaac William),--1809-1880--Correspondence
-  Hayne, Robert Young,--1791-1839--Correspondence
-  Keitt, Lawrence M.--(Lawrence Massillon),--1824-1864--Correspondence
-  McDuffie, George,--1790-1851--Correspondence
-  Patterson, Angus--Correspondence
-  Pemberton, A. H.--Correspondence
-  Pickens, F. W.--(Francis Wilkinson),--1805-1869--Correspondence
-  Porter, Wm. D.--(William Dennison),--1810-1883--Correspondence
-  Preston, William C.--(William Campbell),--1794-1860--Correspondence
-  Quattlebaum, Paul,--1812-1890--Correspondence
-  Rhett, Robert Barnwell,--1800-1876--Correspondence
-  Simms, William Gilmore,--1806-1870--Correspondence
-  Trescot, William Henry,--1822-1898--Correspondence
-  Tucker, Ben--Correspondence
-  Walker, James M.--(James Murdock),--1813-1854--Correspondence
-  Southern Convention--(1850 :--Nashville, Tenn.)
-  Banks and banking--Southern States
-  Business records
-  Nullification (States' rights)
-  Plantations
-  Secession
-  Slavery--United States
-  States' rights (American politics)
-  Tariff--United States
-  South Carolina--Politics and government--1775-1865
-  United States--Politics and government--1815-1861
Notes
-  Microfilm edition, with the exception of the printed material in container 50, available, no. 8,066 (13,253).
-  Microfilm produced from originals in Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congresss Photoduplication Service, 1945.
-  Purchase, 1912.
-  U.S. senator from and governor of South Carolina and plantation owner.
-  Collection material in English.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009169
-  MSS24695
Medium
8,000 items.
38 containers plus 3 oversize.
20 microfilm reels.
10 linear feet.
Repository
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009169
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009169.3
Library of Congress Control Number
mm75024695
Access Advisory
Open to research.
Online Format
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Description
Senator, governor, and plantation owner. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, plantation manuals, account books, and scrapbooks pertaining chiefly to South Carolina and national politics in the three decades preceding the Civil War. Subjects include nullification, secession, slavery, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tennessee (1850), state banks, states' rights, and the tariff. Also includes a mercantile letterbook, 1774-1780, of Andrew McLean.
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Hammond, James Henry. James Henry Hammond papers, -1875. 1774. Manuscript/Mixed Material. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009169.

APA citation style:

Hammond, J. H. (1774) James Henry Hammond papers, -1875. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009169.

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Hammond, James Henry. James Henry Hammond papers, -1875. 1774. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009169>.