David James McCord papers, 1815-1854.
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Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later reelected to ...
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850
John Caldwell Calhoun (March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was an American statesman and political theorist from South Carolina who served as the seventh vice president of the United States from 1825 to 1832. He is remembered for strongly defending slavery and for advancing the concept of minority states' rights in politics. He did this in the context of protecting the interests of the white South when its residents were outnumbered by Northerners. He began his political career as a nationalist, mo...
Humboldt Classical and Mercantile Institute (New York, N.Y.)
State Rights and Free Trade Party (S.C.)
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851
Charleston and Georgetown, S.C. attorney, plantation owner, and politician. Poinsett served as the U.S. Secretary of War under President Martin Van Buren from 1837 to 1841. From the description of Letters, 1837-1839. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522812 U.S. diplomat and secretary of war. An amateur of natural history, he imported and cultivated the Mexican flower named in his honor, and was one of the founders in 1840 of the National Institu...
Preston, William C. (William Campbell), 1794-1860
Lawyer and college adminstrator of South Carolina; member of S.C. House of Representatives, 1828-1834, and the U.S. Senate, 1833-1842; president of South Carolina College, Columbia, S.C., 1845-1851, and trustee, 1851-1857; an 1812 graduate of South Carolina College; studied law at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland; practiced law in Virginia and S.C.; formed law partnership with David J. McCord, 1832; founded the Columbia Antheneum; husband of Maria Coalter and Penelope Davis. Fro...
McCord, David James, 1797-1855
Author and editor of the Columbia Telescope (Columbia, S.C.), an outspoken newspaper that favored Nullification. From the description of Letter, 1831 June 29 (Columbia, S.C.), to David Bailie Warden (Paris, France) (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 191703383 Stephen Decatur Miller, Governor of S.C. From the description of Letters to Stephen Decatur Miller, Governor of South Carolina, Moses Benbow, and J.M. Adams, regarding nullification in South...
Thompson, Waddy, 1798-1868
Waddy Thompson, a member of the Whig party of South Carolina, served in the state legislature, U. S. Congress, and as Minister to Mexico. From the description of Waddy Thompson letter, 1848 Jan. 14. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244566435 South Carolina politician; United States minister to Mexico, 1842-1844. From the description of Waddy Thompson papers, 1823-1851 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 23304922 American lawyer, politician...
McCord, Emmeline Wagner, 1803-1839.
Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845
American diplomat, author, and book-collector. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Noah Webster, 1829 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659525 Author, book collector, and diplomat. From the description of Papers of David Bailie Warden, 1800-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455374 David Bailie Warden was a diplomat and teacher, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1809. From the descr...