George Washington Campbell papers, 1793-1886.

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Campbell, George Washington, 1769-1848. George Washington Campbell papers, 1793-1886.

George Washington Campbell papers, 1793-1886.

Correspondence, diaries, reports, drafts, and letterbook relating chiefly to Campbell's service as U.S. senator, secretary of the treasury under James Madison, and minister to Russia (1818-1820). Includes correspondence with Richard Rush in London while minister to Russia and Campbell's report to the Dept. of State while commissioner under the Convention of 1831 with France; papers of Campbell's sons-in-law, David Hubbard and Richard Stoddert Ewell, reflecting Alabama and national politics prior to the Civil War and relating to military affairs; and correspondence and diary (1864-1869) of Major Campbell Brown, a stepson of General Ewell. Correspondents include John C. Calhoun, Edmund Pendleton Gaines, David Hubbard, Andrew Jackson, Robert E. Lee, James Madison, and Richard Rush.

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