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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1621.1

Francis Wilkinson Pickens letters from various correspondents

Overview

Letters concerning militia affairs addressed to South Carolina congressman Francis Wilkinson Pickens.

Dates

  • Creation: 1832-1834

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.25 linear feet (1 box)

Letters and documents to congressman Pickens, all concerning militia affairs in South Carolina. The bulk is from South Carolina governor, Robert Hayne.

Biographical / Historical

Pickens was a congressman from South Carolina and later governor of that state.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*60M-105. Manuscripts from the estate of Senator George Frisbie Hoar presented by Mrs. Frances Foster courtesy of Dr. Clifford K. Shipton; received: 1961.

Title
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869, recipient. Francis Wilkinson Pickens letters from various correspondents: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00402

Repository Details

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