Henry Mason Morfit papers, 1819-1858 (bulk 1844-1855).

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Morfit, Henry Mason, d. 1868. Henry Mason Morfit papers, 1819-1858 (bulk 1844-1855).

Henry Mason Morfit papers, 1819-1858 (bulk 1844-1855).

Correspondence and financial and business papers relating to Morfit's Washington, D.C., practice as a claims lawyer and as a minor political figure in the Jackson administrations. Correspondence primarily concerns business matters, especially the collection of claims. Other topics include slavery, French spoliation claims, land speculation in the South and West, finances, and patents. Correspondents include John Armstrong, Philip and Thomas Baltzell, George W. Campbell, Earl Douglas, John H. Eaton, William W. Eaton, Hugh Gelston, Joseph Giles, Duff Green, Jared Ingersoll, Thomas Ludlow, Alney McLean, Eustis Prescott, William H. Rhind, and Levi Woodbury.

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