8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Nullification (States' rights).

  1. Waddy Thompson papers, 1826-1882

    100 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative from South Carolina, lawyer, and diplomat. Chiefly correspondence relating to nullification, relations with Mexico, plantation life, slavery, and South Carolina and national politics. Includes family papers.

  2. Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943

    4,000 items ; 24 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6 linear feet ; 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, editor, army officer, diplomat, and presidential secretary. Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, newsclippings, scrapbook, sketches, photos, and other papers covering Donelson's career as aide-de-camp and secretary to Andrew Jackson, charge d'affaires to Texas, minister to Prussia, editor of the Washington Union, and candidate for vice president....

  3. James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston papers, 1825-1887

    1,600 items ; 6 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, secretary of state, and representative and senator from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, his 1858 State of the Union message, and miscellaneous items pertaining primarily to Buchanan’s career before his election as president. Also correspondence of Harriet Lane Johnston, Buchanan’s niece and White House hostess.

  4. Parsons family papers, 1769-1878

    80 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Parsons family of Connecticut and Ohio. Correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, account book, printed matter, and other papers, chiefly of Samuel Holden Parsons (1737-1789), Continental Army officer; his son, Enoch Parsons (1769-1846), public official and banker of Middletown and Hartford, Connecticut; and Enoch's son, Samuel Holden Parsons (1800-1871), lawyer and banker of...

  5. Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874

    26,000 items ; 198 containers plus 5 oversize ; 47.4 linear feet ; 78 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.

  6. James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    20,500 items ; 155 containers plus 20 oversize ; 39 linear feet ; 67 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.

  7. 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...

  8. Henry Clay family papers, 1732-1927

    18,850 items ; 75 containers ; 30 linear feet ; 24 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Personal, official, and family correspondence, speeches, writings, business records, legal files, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers chiefly documenting the public career and private life of statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852), United States secretary of state and representative and senator from Kentucky; his son, James B. Clay (1817-1864), diplomat, United States...