Correspondence, 1781-1836.


Hines, William. Correspondence, 1781-1836.

Correspondence, 1781-1836.

Letters to William and Samuel B. Hines of Virginia, pertaining to privateering, relations of the United States with England, the embargo, New England's opposition to the War of 1812, and the election of 1836. Among the correspondents are Richard Blow, Thomas Gholson, Edwin Gray, John Hamilton, and John Young Mason.

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Hamilton, John D., 1935- (person)

Title: 1st Baron Belhaven British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x000130 Hull was an army officer and, later, territorial governor of Michigan. His surrender of Detroit on Aug. 16, 1812 shocked the American public, triggering a court-martial. Although found guilty, Hull was pardoned for his revolutionary services. Meigs was territorial judge (1798) and a legislator of Ohio (1799-1801), the first Chief Justice ...