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Hamilton Family papers


Hamilton Family papers
Hamilton Family
Collection number:
1.25 linear feet (109 items)
Bulk dates:
1827-1883 and undated
Inclusive dates:
1803-1923 and undated
Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

The papers of the Hamilton family of Charles County, Maryland, pertain to family members as well as other contemporary leading figures of Charles County. The collection consists primarily of correspondence and addresses such topics as tobacco and agriculture, family matters, slavery, and Catholic schooling, as well as national events such as the Civil War and the development of the West.

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This collection is open for research.

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Hamilton Family papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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Digital copies of select letters in this collection are available at in the University of Maryland's Digital Collections.


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