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Correspondence, 1818-1834

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 3

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection includes four letters written by John C. Calhoun between 1818-1834, including two official communications signed by him when he was Secretary of War in the James Monroe administration, dealing with Indian affairs. Those letters are dated September 11, 1818 and August 20, 1820. A letter dated August 24, 1831 to Francis W. Pickens alludes to Calhoun's reaction to his Fort Hill speech and discusses the upcoming presidential election. The June 20, 1834 letter to Col. Andrew Pickens contains comments on Congress and cabinet changes.


  • Creation: 1818-1834


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA