1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ayer, Lewis M.--Correspondence.

  1. James Henry Hammond papers, 1774-1875

    8,000 items ; 38 containers plus 3 oversize ; 10 linear feet ; 20 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Senator, governor, and plantation owner. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, plantation manuals, account books, and scrapbooks pertaining chiefly to South Carolina and national politics in the three decades preceding the Civil War. Subjects include nullification, secession, slavery, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tennessee (1850), state banks, states' rights, and the tariff. Also includes...