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John C. Calhoun Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0010

Scope and Contents

This collection includes two letters signed by Calhoun when he was the United States' Secretary of War, which are dated September 11, 1818 and August 9, 1820; a letter dated Aug. 24, 1831 to Francis W. Pickens, and a letter dated June 20, 1834 to Col. Andrew Pickens. The first letter is to the Department of War about rations and assigning someone to record the number of rations daily used. The second letter to the Department of War is informing 'Sir' that he has been appointed by the President of the United States to meet with the Creek Nation. Calhoun writes to Francis Pickens about the 1832 presidential election. The letter to Andrew Pickens is about accounts, the administration, and his journey home.

Dates

  • 1818 - 1834

Creator

Language of Materials

These materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Extent

4 Item (2 folders)

Creator

Title
Guide to John C. Calhoun Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA