Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887

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Richmond, Va. lawyer and statesman.

From the description of Letter, 1836. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 37869750

R.M.T. Hunter (1809-1887) of "Fonthill," Essex County, Va., was a U.S. congressman, senator and Confederate statesman.

From the description of Papers, 1820-1860, 1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122538909

U.S. Senator from Virginia.

From the description of Letters of R.M.T. Hunter [manuscript], 1846, 1857. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647828165

Lawyer, Virginia state senator, U.S. senator and congressman from Virginia; Speaker of the House; Confederate Provisional Congress delegate; Confederate Secretary of State; and Virginia State Treasurer.

From the description of R.M.T. Hunter papers, 1834-1871. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 231749353

U.S. senator and representative from Virginia; Confederatesenator from Virginia and secretary of state.

From the description of Letter of R. M. T. Hunter, 1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451093

Representative and Senator from Virginia.

From the description of Autograph signature cut from the register of a hotel : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269548345

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creatorOf Stuart, Alexander H. H. (Alexander Hugh Holmes), 1807-1891. Papers of Alexander H. H. Stuart and the related Stuart and Baldwin families [manuscript], 1776-1878 (bulk 1850-1861). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. Jefferson Davis autograph letters signed, 1856 Feb. 29 and July 31. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887. Additional papers of Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter [manuscript] 1826-60. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857. Letter, 1855 Feb. 24 (Washington, D.C.) to R.M.T. Hunter, Chairman of the Committee on Finance, Senate. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Shield, J. A. Letter [manuscript] : [Richmond, Va.] to Robert M. T. Hunter [Washington, D.C.], 1846 March 26. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bancroft, George, 1800-1891,. Carter-Blackford papers, 1736-1908. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn W. W. Corcoran Papers, 1791-1896, (bulk 1849-1888) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Miller family. Papers of the Miller family, 1806-1914. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Garnett-Mercer-Hunter families. Papers, 1713-1853. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Duke University Libraries, Rare Book, Ms., & Spec. Coll. Lib. Joseph Henry Papers.
referencedIn Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. Letter : Richmond, Va., to R.M.T. Hunter, n.p., 1865 Jan. 28. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Bell, John, 1797-1869,. Letters of R.M.T. Hunter, F. Mallory and Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1841-1883. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America collection, 1861-1865 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888. W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896 (bulk 1849-1888). Library of Congress
creatorOf Seddon, James A. (James Alexander), 1815-1880. James A. Seddon papers [manuscript], 1846-1867, 1960. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Robert E. Lee letter to R. M. T. Hunter [manuscript], 1864 January 22. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Garnett family. Papers of the Garnett family, 1773-1888. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Microfilmed mss. collections [manuscript] 1966-67. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876. Letter : Washington, [D.C.], to Pres[ident Abraham] Lincoln, 1865 Jan. 12. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1807-1863. Papers, 1831-1863, 1850-1863. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Booker, George, 1816?-1878. Papers, 1850-1862. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Baird family. Baird family papers, 1656-1922. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 233: House Of Representatives.
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Confederate States of America collection, 1861-1865. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Key, Thomas Hewitt, 1799-1875. Papersof Thomas Hewitt Key, 1824-1827, 1870, 1978. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Tutwiler, Henry, 1807-1884. Letters concerning Henry Tutwiler of the University of Virginia and the University of Alabama [manuscript] 1830-1875. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Beatty-Quisenberry family. Beaty-Quisenberry familty papers, 1798-1962. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Confederate States of America. Congress. House of Representatives. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to regulate the supply of clothing to enlisted men of the Navy during the war," approved April 30, 1863, 1864 June 7. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. Autograph letter signed from Edward Everett to R.M.T. Hunter, 1853 Feb. 25. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Simmons, James Fowler, 1795-1864. Letter, 1857, March 6, Washington, D.C., to Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Garnett, James M. (James Mercer), 1770-1843. Papers, 1806-1840. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Cappon, Lester Jesse, 1900-1981. Articles concerning the construction of Alderman Library, 1935-1939. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896. Charles Carleton Coffin papers, 1861-1890. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to John Young Mason, n.p., 1848 Dec. 27. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. Letters to Frank Stringfellow [manuscript], 1878 and 1880. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hunter family. Papers, 1766-1918. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
referencedIn Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Letters of John Letcher, 1853 and 1859. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Powell, Paulus, 1809-1874. Papers : of Paulus Powell, 1848-1868. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Tucker, John Randolph, 1812-1883. Autograph letter signed : Winchester, to R. M. T. Hunter, 1853 Feb. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Hammond, Isaac,. Collection, 1839-1875 (bulk 1861-1865). Library of Virginia
creatorOf Carpenter, Mary B.,. Papers of the Hunter family [manuscript], 1788-1873. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn United States. Congress. Virginia Delegation. Petition to the President of the United States, Buchanan, asking that John Munford Gregory be reappointed as U.S. Attorney for the eastern district of Virginia [manuscript] 1858 March 9. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887. Letter : [Lloyds, Va.?], to L.Q. Washington, n.p., [ca. 1882 Jan. 9]. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887. R.M.T. Hunter papers, 1834-1871. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871. James Murray Mason Papers, 1838-1870. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
referencedIn Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871. J. M. Mason papers, 1838-1870 (bulk 1862-1865). Library of Congress
creatorOf Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858. Papers of the Gooch family [manuscript] 1800-91. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Harrison, Gessner, 1807-1862. Papers of Gessner Harrison [manuscript], 1827-1862. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887. Letter, 1836. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Shield, J. A. Letter : [Richmond, Va.] to Robert M.T. Hunter [Washington, D.C.], 1846 March 26. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Virginia State Library. [Contact repository for more information].
creatorOf Baynham, William, 1749-1814,. Papers of the Hunter-Garnett Family [manuscript] 1703-1970 (bulk, 1770-1880). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Photographs of Matthew Fontaine Maury and R.M.T. Hunter, ca. 1870. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn J. M. Mason Papers, 1838-1870, (bulk 1862-1865) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Janvier, Francis De Haes, 1817-1885. Letter to Sarah Josepha Hale [manuscript], 1857 June 21. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Timberlake, John H., 1804?-1876. Letter of recommendation : Charlottesville, Va., to James M. Mason and Robert M.T. Hunter, 1860 June 8. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Kemper, James Lawson, 1823-1895. Papers : of James Lawson Kemper, 1837-1903. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876. Papers, 1833-1894. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. Document, 1865 Jan.-Feb. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887. R. M. T. Hunter letter to Professor H. Tutwiler [manuscript], 1875 May 20. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Heth, Henry, 1825-1899. Papers of Henry Heth [manuscript], 1758-1942. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Timberlake, John H., 1804?-1876. Letter of recommendation [manuscript] : Charlottesville, Va., to James M. Mason and Robert M.T. Hunter, 1860 June 8. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887. Papers, 1820-1860, 1876. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Hamtramck, John Francis, 1798-1858. Papers, 1757-1862. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn George Nicholas Sanders Family Papers, 1833-1973, (bulk 1833-1900) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887. Letter of R. M. T. Hunter, 1868. Library of Congress
creatorOf Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887. Papers of Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter [manuscript] 1788 [1861-67] 1873. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887. Letters of R.M.T. Hunter [manuscript], 1846, 1857. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers.
referencedIn University Of Virginia Library, Special Collections. Hunter Barnett Papers.
referencedIn Deas, W. A., fl. 1861. Wellford-White papers, 1860-1928. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Harvie family. Papers, 1831-1913. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887. Letter to Professor H. Tutwiler 1875, 20 May. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn University of Virginia. Library. List of books borrowed 1825-1827. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Confederate States of America collection, 1861-1865. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876. Letter, Only, Va., to Robert Tyler [manuscript] 1855 Nov. 18. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886. Annals of the war; chapters of unwritten history, 1877 March 24-1888 July 7. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Hunter, Robert Mercer Taliaferro, 1809-1887. Autograph signature cut from the register of a hotel : [n.p., n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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Birth 1809-04-21

Death 1887-07-18

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