Item Details

Autograph Collection of Hamilton Morris Hutton [manuscript] 1828-1930.

Hunton, Hamilton Morris; Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss; Davis, Jefferson; Ewing, Thomas; Floyd, John B; Reagan, John H; Scott, Winfield; Thomas, George H; Weed, Thurlow
Format
Manuscript/Archive; Microform
Language
English
Variant Title
Hamilton Morris Hunton autograph collection
Finding Aid Note
List available.
Summary
The collection contains letters, documents, portraits, clippings and other papers of public and military men of the mid-19th century.
A majority of the letters were written by Hamilton Fish, many to his secretary Robert H. Morris who also served as secretary to Governor Washington Hunt of New York and U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward.
Letters, 1849-1861, from Fish to Morris discuss legal matters, New York politics, and appointments in the New York and federal governments.
Letters, 1850-1852, from Hunt to Morris discuss military appointment, shipping Hunt's sword, the Washington National Monument Society, and Morris' resignation as Hunt's secretary.
The collection also contains a letter, 10 January 1828, from Philander D. Chase, Columbus, Ohio, to John Crafts Wright, Washington, D.C., regarding a land grant for Kenyon College; and a letter, 27 May 1837, from Daniel Webster, Frankfort, Ky., to John Crafts Wright, Cincinnati, Ohio, regarding a visit to Cincinnati.
Also a letter, 25 October 1840, from John J. Crittenden, Frankfort, Ky., to John Crafts Wright, regarding the election of 1840; and a letter, 22 January 1841, from Henry Clay, Washington, D.C., to John Crafts Wright, Cincinnati, Ohio, regarding the current session of Congress and a military appointment.
Also a letter, 25 August 1841, from Jacob Morris, Butternuts, Otsego County, N.Y., reminiscing about the Revolutionary War.
Also a letter, 26 March 1860, from William H. Seward to Robert H. Morris, regarding traveling; and a letter, 7 November 1861, from William H. Seward to Abraham Lincoln, regarding the presentation of foreign ministers, with an approval on verso by Lincoln.
Also an autograph, 16 September 1861, of Winfield Scott; two letters, 1861, from John Tyler, Richmond, Va., regarding the Convention of 1861 and secession; and letters, 1862-1863, from Crafts J. Wright to Robert H. Morris, regarding Wright's military rank, Corinth, Miss., and Civil War camp life.
Also a letter, 26 August 1864, from Crafts J. Wright, Washington, D.C., to Abraham Lincoln, Washington, D.C., appealing a decision of the Secretary of Treasury regarding the taxation of residents of New Orleans and surrounding areas. and a photograph, 1875, of Wright.
Also a letter, 3 June 1870, from William T. Sherman, regarding a dispute over an account of an unidentified Civil War battle; and a letter, 10 January 1878, from Jefferson Davis, Mississippi City, Miss., regarding the monetary policy of the Confederacy and his capture at the end of the Civil War.
Also a postcard, 5 May 1879, from Joseph E. Johnston, Washington, D.C., to Crafts J. Wright, Cook County, Ill., regarding G.T. Beauregard's address; and a letter, 12 May 1879, from G.T. Beauregard, New Orleans, La., to Crafts J. Wright, Cook County, Ill., regarding Beauregard's retreat during the Battle of Corinth.
Also a letter, 2 November 1879, from Ellen Ewing Sherman, Washington, D.C., to Mrs. Morris, regarding William T. Sherman; and a letter, 3 November 1930, from R. Walton Moore, Washington, D.C., regarding Charles Lee, George Washington, and participants in the Revolutionary War from the Morris family.
Also a letter, n.d., from Abbott Lawrence, Washington, D.C., to John C. Wright, Ohio, regarding business between Cincinnati, Ohio, and Boston, Mass., and a new tariff bill before Congress; and coat-of-arms, n.d., of the Morris family, with an explanatory note, n.d.
Miscellaneous papers, 1851-1865, of Robert H. Morris, include a gun permit, Civil War travel passes, death notices, including one attributed to Thurlow Weed, and letters regarding family matters, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, the battle of Chancellorsville, and legal matters.
The collection also contains autographs, n.d., of Jefferson Davis, Thomas Ewing, John B. Floyd, John H. Reagan, Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, William T. Sherman, and George H. Thomas; and photographs, n.d., of William T. Sherman and John Crafts Wright.
Description
111 items.
Cite as
Hamilton Morris Hutton Autograph Collection, 1828-1930, Accession #772, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Reproduction Notes
Letters, 25 August 1841, 11 June 1863, and 3 November 1930 Typescript.
Death notices Typescript.
Microfilm, Manuscripts Division reel #M-13.
Location of Original
Originals privately owned.
Other Forms
Letters, 27 May 1837, 26 March 1860, and 7 November 1861 Also available as photostats.
Terms of Use
Daniel Webster letter : may not be reproduced without permission.
Technical Details
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    a| The collection contains letters, documents, portraits, clippings and other papers of public and military men of the mid-19th century.
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    a| A majority of the letters were written by Hamilton Fish, many to his secretary Robert H. Morris who also served as secretary to Governor Washington Hunt of New York and U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward.
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    a| Letters, 1849-1861, from Fish to Morris discuss legal matters, New York politics, and appointments in the New York and federal governments.
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    a| Letters, 1850-1852, from Hunt to Morris discuss military appointment, shipping Hunt's sword, the Washington National Monument Society, and Morris' resignation as Hunt's secretary.
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    a| The collection also contains a letter, 10 January 1828, from Philander D. Chase, Columbus, Ohio, to John Crafts Wright, Washington, D.C., regarding a land grant for Kenyon College; and a letter, 27 May 1837, from Daniel Webster, Frankfort, Ky., to John Crafts Wright, Cincinnati, Ohio, regarding a visit to Cincinnati.
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    a| Also a letter, 25 October 1840, from John J. Crittenden, Frankfort, Ky., to John Crafts Wright, regarding the election of 1840; and a letter, 22 January 1841, from Henry Clay, Washington, D.C., to John Crafts Wright, Cincinnati, Ohio, regarding the current session of Congress and a military appointment.
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    a| Also a letter, 25 August 1841, from Jacob Morris, Butternuts, Otsego County, N.Y., reminiscing about the Revolutionary War.
    520
      
      
    a| Also a letter, 26 March 1860, from William H. Seward to Robert H. Morris, regarding traveling; and a letter, 7 November 1861, from William H. Seward to Abraham Lincoln, regarding the presentation of foreign ministers, with an approval on verso by Lincoln.
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    a| Also an autograph, 16 September 1861, of Winfield Scott; two letters, 1861, from John Tyler, Richmond, Va., regarding the Convention of 1861 and secession; and letters, 1862-1863, from Crafts J. Wright to Robert H. Morris, regarding Wright's military rank, Corinth, Miss., and Civil War camp life.
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    a| Also a letter, 26 August 1864, from Crafts J. Wright, Washington, D.C., to Abraham Lincoln, Washington, D.C., appealing a decision of the Secretary of Treasury regarding the taxation of residents of New Orleans and surrounding areas. and a photograph, 1875, of Wright.
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    a| Also a letter, 3 June 1870, from William T. Sherman, regarding a dispute over an account of an unidentified Civil War battle; and a letter, 10 January 1878, from Jefferson Davis, Mississippi City, Miss., regarding the monetary policy of the Confederacy and his capture at the end of the Civil War.
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    a| Also a postcard, 5 May 1879, from Joseph E. Johnston, Washington, D.C., to Crafts J. Wright, Cook County, Ill., regarding G.T. Beauregard's address; and a letter, 12 May 1879, from G.T. Beauregard, New Orleans, La., to Crafts J. Wright, Cook County, Ill., regarding Beauregard's retreat during the Battle of Corinth.
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    a| Also a letter, 2 November 1879, from Ellen Ewing Sherman, Washington, D.C., to Mrs. Morris, regarding William T. Sherman; and a letter, 3 November 1930, from R. Walton Moore, Washington, D.C., regarding Charles Lee, George Washington, and participants in the Revolutionary War from the Morris family.
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    a| Also a letter, n.d., from Abbott Lawrence, Washington, D.C., to John C. Wright, Ohio, regarding business between Cincinnati, Ohio, and Boston, Mass., and a new tariff bill before Congress; and coat-of-arms, n.d., of the Morris family, with an explanatory note, n.d.
    520
      
      
    a| Miscellaneous papers, 1851-1865, of Robert H. Morris, include a gun permit, Civil War travel passes, death notices, including one attributed to Thurlow Weed, and letters regarding family matters, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, the battle of Chancellorsville, and legal matters.
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    a| The collection also contains autographs, n.d., of Jefferson Davis, Thomas Ewing, John B. Floyd, John H. Reagan, Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, William T. Sherman, and George H. Thomas; and photographs, n.d., of William T. Sherman and John Crafts Wright.
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    a| Hamilton Morris Hutton Autograph Collection, 1828-1930, Accession #772, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    3| Letters, 27 May 1837, 26 March 1860, and 7 November 1861 a| Also available as photostats.
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    3| Letters, 25 August 1841, 11 June 1863, and 3 November 1930 a| Typescript.
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    3| Death notices a| Typescript.
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    a| Microfilm, Manuscripts Division reel #M-13.
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    a| Originals privately owned.
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    3| Daniel Webster letter : a| may not be reproduced without permission.
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    a| List available.
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    a| Beauregard, G. T. q| (Gustave Toutant), d| 1818-1893.
    600
    1
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    a| Davis, Jefferson, d| 1808-1889 x| Capture, 1865.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Fish, Hamilton, d| 1808-1893.
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    1
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    a| Hunt, Washington, d| 1811-1867.
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    a| Lee, Charles, d| 1731-1782.
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    1
    0
    a| Lincoln, Abraham, d| 1809-1865 x| Assassination.
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    a| Morris, Jacob, d| 1755-1844.
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    a| Morris, Robert, H. d| d. 1865.
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    a| Morris family.
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    1
    0
    a| Sherman, William T. q| (William Tecumseh), d| 1820-1891.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Sherman, William T. q| (William Tecumseh), d| 1820-1891 v| Portraits.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Washington, George, d| 1732-1799.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Weed, Thurlow, d| 1797-1882.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Wright, Crafts J. q| (Crafts James), d| 1808-1883 v| Portraits.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Wright, John C. q| (John Crafts), d| 1783-1861 v| Portraits.
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    2
    0
    a| Kenyon College.
    610
    1
    0
    a| United States. b| Army x| Military life.
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    2
    0
    a| Washington National Monument Society.
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    2
    0
    a| Virginia State Convention of 1861 c| (Richmond, Va.)
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    a| Autographs v| Collections.
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    a| Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863.
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    a| Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862.
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    a| Death notices x| History y| 19th century.
    650
      
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    a| Diplomatic and consular service, American x| History.
    650
      
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    a| Monetary policy z| Confederate States of America.
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    a| Presidents z| United States x| Election y| 1840.
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    a| School lands z| Ohio x| History y| 19th century.
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    a| Secession z| Southern States.
    650
      
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    a| Tariff z| United States x| History y| 19th century.
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    a| Cincinnati (Ohio) x| History.
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    0
    a| New Orleans (La.) x| History y| Civil War, 1861-1865.
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    a| New York (State) x| History y| 1775-1865.
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    a| New York (State) x| Politics and government y| 1775-1865.
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    a| United States x| Armed Forces x| Promotions x| History.
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    a| United States x| History y| Civil War, 1861-1865 v| Personal narratives.
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    a| United States x| History y| Revolution, 1775-1783 v| Personal narratives.
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    a| United States x| Politics and government y| 1783-1865.
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    a| Virginia x| Politics and government y| 1861-1865.
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    a| Letters (Correspondence) 2| aat
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    a| Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, d| 1816-1894 x| Autographs.
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    a| Beauregard, G. T. q| (Gustave Toutant), d| 1818-1893 e| correspondent.
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    a| Chase, Philander, d| 1775-1852 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Clay, Henry, d| 1777-1852 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Crittenden, John J. q| (John Jordan), d| 1787-1863 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Davis, Jefferson, d| 1808-1889 x| Autographs.
    700
    1
      
    a| Davis, Jefferson, d| 1808-1889 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Ewing, Thomas, d| 1789-1871 x| Autographs.
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    1
      
    a| Fish, Hamilton, d| 1808-1893 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Floyd, John B. q| (John Buchanan), d| 1806-1863 x| Autographs.
    700
    1
      
    a| Hunt, Washington, d| 1811-1867, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Johnston, Joseph E. q| (Joseph Eggleston), d| 1807-1891 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Lawrence, Abbott, d| 1792-1855 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Lincoln, Abraham, d| 1809-1865 e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| Moore, R. Walton q| (Robert Walton), d| 1859-1941 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Morris, Jacob, d| 1755-1844, e| correspondent.
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    1
      
    a| Morris, Robert H., d| d1865, e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| Reagan, John H. q| (John Henninger), d| 1818-1905 x| Autographs.
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    1
      
    a| Scott, Winfield, d| 1786-1866 x| Autographs.
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    1
      
    a| Seward, William H. q| (William Henry), d| 1801-1872 e| correspondent.
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    1
      
    a| Sherman, Ellen Ewing, d| 1824-1888 e| correspondent.
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    1
      
    a| Sherman, William T. q| (William Tecumseh), d| 1820-1891 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Thomas, George H. q| (George Henry), d| 1816-1870 x| Autographs.
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    1
      
    a| Tyler, John, d| 1790-1862 e| correspondent.
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    1
      
    a| Webster, Daniel, d| 1782-1852 e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Weed, Thurlow, d| 1797-1882.
    700
    1
      
    a| Wright, Crafts J. q| (Crafts James), d| 1808-1883, e| correspondent.
    700
    1
      
    a| Wright, John C. q| (John Crafts), d| 1783-1861, e| recipient.
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    a| Microfilm 13 w| ALPHANUM i| 2420001-2001 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MICROFILM

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