Paul Hamilton papers, 1802-1812.


Hamilton, Paul, 1762-1816. Paul Hamilton papers, 1802-1812.

Paul Hamilton papers, 1802-1812.

Chiefly personal and family correspondence, including volume of 14 letters, 29 Sept. 1810-26 Oct. 1812, Washington, D.C., to Morton A. Waring, Charleston, S.C., re family news, observations on President James Madison and President James Monroe, War of 1812, naval blockade of Charleston, S.C., and appointment of M.A. Waring to dispose of any seized islands in British West Indies. Three manuscripts, 1802-1810, re gun powder manufacturing, tax forms, and William Loughton Smith's commission payments; letter, 27 Nov. 1806, Executive Department, Washington, D.C., to [James] Madison and U.S. Senate members, re Chesterfield District, S.C., sheriff's department, election of new sheriff, and conditions for prisoners in the district. Letter, 26 July 1809, Department of Navy, Washington, D.C., to Capt. William Bainbridge, re midshipman uniforms; letter, 14 July 1812, Charleston, S.C., from Dr. George Logan, re establishing a naval yard or increasing the size of the Marine Corps in Charleston.

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Hamilton, Paul, 1762-1816 (person)

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...