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Collection Manuscript/Mixed Material Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers,

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Title

  • Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers,

Summary

  • Correspondence and other papers relating chiefly to Nicholson's service as U.S. representative from Maryland and judge of the U.S. Circuit Court and U.S. Court of Appeals. Subjects include congressional affairs; investigations of federal departments, navy yards, and naval expenditures; elections and political affairs; impeachment of Samuel Chase, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; capture of Washington, D.C., by the British in 1814; finance and appropriation bills; American and foreign stocks; James Monroe's handling of United States securities; Thomas Jefferson-Aaron Burr presidential election of 1800; Alexander Hamilton-Aaron Burr duel; Maryland finances; slavery; impressment of sailors and embargo, 1807-1809; and Nicholson's legal and personal affairs. Correspondents include Nathaniel Macon, John Randolph, and C.A. Rodney.

Names

  • Nicholson, Joseph Hopper, 1770-1817

Headings

  • -  Burr, Aaron,--1756-1836
  • -  Chase, Samuel,--1741-1811--Impeachment
  • -  Hamilton, Alexander,--1757-1804
  • -  Jefferson, Thomas,--1743-1826
  • -  Macon, Nathaniel,--1758-1837--Correspondence
  • -  Monroe, James,--1758-1831
  • -  Randolph, John,--1773-1833--Correspondence
  • -  Rodney, C. A.--(Caesar Augustus),--1772-1824--Correspondence
  • -  United States.--Congress
  • -  United States.--Navy--Appropriations and expenditures
  • -  United States.--Supreme Court
  • -  Dueling--United States
  • -  Elections--United States
  • -  Elections--United States--1800
  • -  Embargo, 1807-1809
  • -  Finance, Public--Maryland
  • -  Finance, Public--United States
  • -  Governmental investigations--United States
  • -  Impeachments--United States
  • -  Impressment
  • -  International finance
  • -  Navy-yards and naval stations--United States
  • -  Presidents--United States--Election--1800
  • -  Securities--United States
  • -  Slavery
  • -  Stocks
  • -  Stocks--United States
  • -  United States--Appropriations and expenditures
  • -  United States--History--War of 1812--Campaigns
  • -  United States--Politics and government--1783-1865
  • -  Washington (D.C.)--History--Capture by the British, 1814

Notes

  • -  Organized chronologically in bound volumes.
  • -  Purchase, 1920-1958.
  • -  Chief justice for the sixth judicial district of Maryland, associate justice of the Maryland court of appeals, U.S. representative from Maryland, and lawyer.
  • -  Collection material in English.
  • -  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms016017
  • -  Index to the collection available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room.

Medium

  • 2,200 items.
  • 7 containers.
  • 1.4 linear feet.

Repository

  • Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home

Library of Congress Control Number

  • mm82034728

Access Advisory

  • Open to research.

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Nicholson, Joseph Hopper. Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers.

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Nicholson, J. H. Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers.

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