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Hamilton family correspondence, Maryland, 1827-1860


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Summary:The Hamilton papers document the life and times of the family of John Hamilton, a Roman Catholic planter from Port Tobacco in Charles County, Maryland. Most of the correspondence consists of personal letters sent by the Hamilton children to their parents in Port Tobacco. The letters were typically written while the children were attending various academies and colleges. Topics covered include Catholic schooling at Mount de Sales Academy, Mount St. Mary's College, and Georgetown College; family matters; and national events, including the Civil War and development of the West.
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Temporal subject: 1851-1860
1841-1850
1831-1840
1821-1830
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Topical subjects:Hamilton Family
correspondence
ArchivesUM location:Hamilton Family papers
  • series 1
  • box 1
  • folder 1
  • accession 90-267
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Religion
Personal and Family Lives
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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