Hunter Family Papers, 1766–1918
Mss1 H9196 a FA2
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Index to the correspondence of Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter (1809–1887). Boxes 7–12.
This index lists all correspondents of R. M. T. Hunter (1809–1887) alphabetically and includes brief identifications
of some writers, as well as references to specific subjects not listed in the summary description of the Hunter family
collection. The dates that follow the names are the years in which letters were written to or by Hunter.
Andrews, J. A.
Andrews, S. A.
Baird, Benjamin R.
concerning Hunter's nomination to represent Essex County in the Virginia Secession Convention, 1861
Bank of Virginia
Banks, Andrew Dewees
Petersburg newspaper editor, 1856
Barbour, John Strode
Virginia legislator, 1860
Barnwell, Robert Woodward
Bauman, P. K.
Bright, Jesse David
U. S. senator from Indiana, 1856–1858
Bright, Michael S.
of Superior, Wisconsin, 1857–1858, 1865
Brockenbrough, Moore Fauntleroy
newspaper editor in New York City, 1857
Browne, William Montague
of the C.S.A. State Dept., enclosing a letter [copy] of Theophilus Hunter Holmes concerning espionage, 1861, 1866
Buchanan, Ann Spotswood (Dandridge)
of "Waverley," Frederick County, 1861
Bucktail Association, Albany, N.Y.
Bulwer, Sir Henry Lytton
British ambassador to the U.S., 1851
miller at Aylett's Mill, King William County, 1863
Caldwell, Joseph White
Wytheville attorney, 1856
Calhoun, John Caldwell
concerning the Democratic National Convention, Baltimore, Md., 1844
Campbell, John Archibald
of the C.S.A. War Dept. and concerning the Hampton Roads Peace Conference, 1865, 1863–1864, 1877
Campbell, Robert Blair
concerning the tobacco trade in England, 1855
Fredericksburg merchant, 1866, 1870
Cary, John Baytop
Central Committee of the Democratic Republican Party of South Carolina
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, N.Y.
Claiborne, Ferdinand Leigh
Clark & McCousin, New York, N.Y.
Clemson, Thomas Green
of "Fort Hill," S.C., 1876, 1879
as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, enclosing a report of James Ross Snowden as director of the U.S. Mint, 1858, 1861
Conway & Herndon, Fredericksburg, Va.
Corbin, Francis Porteous
Crenshaw, Lewis Dabney
Curry, Jabez Lamar Monroe
Daingerfield, Henry Willis
Dandridge, Adam Stephen
of "The Bower," Jefferson County, Va. [now W. Va.], enclosing a letter of Nathan S. White and a release deed from Meredith Helm for land in Jefferson County), 1846, 1855, 1859–1860, 1868
Dandridge, Philip Pendleton
concerning the Kanawha coal lands, 1854, 1860–1861
Dandridge, Sarah (Pendleton)
Daniel, Samuel Greenhow
Davis, Charles Augustus
New York City merchant, 1861
Dawson, John Littleton
Pennsylvania congressman, 1856, 1858–1859
De Vere, Maximilian Schele
Edwards, J. Wiley
civil engineer in Washington, D.C., 1857
Elmore, Franklin Harper
Democratic congressman from South Carolina, 1843
Floyd, John Gelston
New York congressman, enclosing a letter of Albany newspaper editor William Cassidy, 1852
Fox, Charles James
American consul in Panama, 1859
Gallaher, Young & Co.
Fredericksburg, Va., 1861
Garnett, Charles Fenton Mercer
of "Cedar Hill," Hanover County), 1841, 1863–1864, 1866
Garnett, James Mercer
Virginia congressman and educator, 1835, 1838–1839
Garnett, Louis Anacharsis
while employed at the U.S. Branch Mint, San Francisco, Calif., 1856
Garnett, Maria (Hunter)
Garnett, Muscoe Russell Hunter
Garnett, Robert Selden
concerning the choice of Secretary of War in the cabinet of President James Buchanan, 1856, 1858
Garnett, Theodore Stanford
Gibbon, John Heysham
of the U.S. Branch Mint, Charlotte, N.C., 1854
Gouldman, Joseph J.
Gresham, Samuel S.
Harris, Thomas G.
of Nicholas County, Va. [W. Va.], 1854
Harvie, Lewis Edwin
concerning Democratic Party politics, 1853, 1856, 1858–1860
Ohio congressman, 1854
Kentucky congressman, concerning the Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854
proprietor of the Washington Spectator, 1843–1844
concerning land in Jefferson County, Va. [now W. Va.], 1856
Herndon, John Minor
Hill, Francis Henry
Hill, Nathaniel Boush
concerning the failure of Democrats to receive appointment as officers in the Confederate government, 1861
Hodge, William L.
Hoge, John Blair
as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1857
Holmes, Isaac Edward
South Carolina congressman, 1843
Howarth, John H.
Hubard, Edmund Wilcox
of "Saratoga," Buckingham County, 1860, 1862
Hunter, James Dandridge
Hunter, James Hunter
(b. 1813), 1821, 1854–1855, 1862–1863, 1866
Hunter, Jane Swann
1827–1828, 1835, 1838
Hunter, Martha Fenton
1826–1828, 1835, 1838, 1842
Hunter, Mary Evelina (Dandridge)
concerning the U.S. congressional election of 1839; Hunter's election as speaker of the U. S. House of Representatives, December 1839; an exhibition of American Indian paintings by George Catlin [April 17, 1838]; and instructions on plantation operations at "Fonthill" and "Makeshift," Essex County, while Hunter served in the Confederate States Senate, 1836–1843, 1845–1846, 1860–1864, 1878
Hunter, Robert Mercer Taliaferro (1839–1861)
Hunter, Sarah Harriet Apphia
Hunter, William Garnett
at Rumford Academy, King William County, 1827
as Hunter's land agent in Jefferson County, Va. [W. Va.], 1856
concerning settlement of Hunter's land dealings in Wisconsin, 1858
Jenkins, Albert Gallatin
bears letter of William Pope Cooper of Clarksburg, Va. [W. Va.], concerning political support for Hunter in western Virginia, 1860
John H. Wartman & Co., Harrisonburg, Va.
concerning the Rockingham Register & Advertiser, 1859
Johnson, Herschel Vespasian
Confederate senator from Georgia, 1862
as governor of Virginia, 1855
Johnson, Robert Ward
Confederate senator, 1862
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Kelly, John Payne
Kerr, Robert H.
Lamar, Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus
U.S. senator from Mississippi, 1878
Lang, John D.
Leake, Shelton Farrar
Mason, James Murray
Maury, Robert Henry
Maryland lawyer and legislator, concerning the Washington Spectator, 1843
Baltimore merchant, 1856
McConky, Parr & Co., Baltimore, Md.
Hunter's chief mercantile agent, 1853, 1858–1861
McLane, Robert Milligan
Democratic congressman from Maryland, 1843
McPhin, William Lyhon
Melton, Samuel Wicliff
Memminger, Christopher Gustavus
Micou, James Roy
Miller, Thomas, Dr.
Morris & Trimble, Baltimore, Md.
Northrop, Lucius Bellinger
Powhatan County attorney and legislator, 1855, 1857–1858, 1860–1861
Page, Henry C.
New York newspaper editor, 1860
Page, Thomas Jefferson
in command of the USS Water Witch while exploring the La Plata River in Paraguay, 1854
Parker, John Alexander
Patterson, Robert Maskell
as director of the U. S. Branch Mint at Philadelphia, Pa., 1851
Paul, Samuel Buckner
Paulding, James Kirke
Pitts, David W.
Pryor, Roger Atkinson
Quitman, John Anthony
enclosing a printed Address to the People of Mississippi, , 1858
Randolph, Thomas Jefferson
North Carolina congressman, 1860
Reed, William Bradford
Richardson, W. B.
Rion, James Henry
concerning John C. Calhoun and the Calhoun family and enclosing a letter of James Gilliam, 1876, 1882
Ritchie, James S.
Robins, Dr. Joseph Hoomes
of the U.S. General Land Office, 1843
Rollow, John J.
concerning the rental of land and slaves in Culpeper County, 1830–1838
Roy, William Henry
concerning John Robert Wallace of Fauquier County, 1845
Russell, Charles Wells
Sale, L. P.
Samson & Pae, Richmond, Va.
engine-builders and founders, concerning ironwork for Hunter's Mill, Essex County, 1859, 1863
Scott, Robert Gourmain
concerning the Democratic National Convention, Charleston, S.C., 1860
Scoville, Joseph Alfred
Seddon, James Alexander
Semple, Dr. James
of Henry Count House, Va., 1859
Speer, Sarah Kennedy (Dawson)
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton
as a Louisiana congressman, 1877
Stewart, James Erskine
Stone, David Marvin
New York City newspaper editor, 1857
as a student at the University of Virginia, 1826
Thomas, Philip Francis
Maryland congressman and governor, 1852, 1861
Thompson, George Western
Thompson, Samuel S.
of Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, Va. [W. Va.], concerning the Kanawha coal lands and Nicholas County [W. Va.] lands), 1854–1855
Thornton, James Bankhead
Trescot, William Henry
Trible, Austin Meredith
Essex County attorney, 1843
Tucker, John Randolph
University of Virginia faculty
concerning R. M. T. Hunter [1839–1861], 1858
Van Buren, Martin
Warth, John Augustus
Washington, Littleton Dennis Quinton
concerning Democratic Party politics, 1860, 1862, 1864–1866
Whittemore, John M.
Wick, William Watson
Indiana congressman, 1859
Williams, James W.
Williams, Jasper E.
as commissioner of the U.S. General Land Office, 1854
Wise, Henry Alexander
as governor of Virginia and a possible Democratic candidate for U.S. president, concerning political infighting in Virginia, 1856
Essex County attorney, 1842
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