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Title
Henry Mason Morfit papers
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Armstrong, John, 1758-1843--Correspondence.
Atkinson, Archibald, 1792-1872--Correspondence.
Baltzell, Philip, 1791-1856--Correspondence.
Baltzell, Thomas, 1781-1843--Correspondence.
Campbell, George Washington, 1769-1848--Correspondence.
Carroll, Charles H. (Charles Holker), 1794-1865--Correspondence.
Crump, George W. (George William), 1786-1848--Correspondence.
Dana, James, 1735-1812--Correspondence.
Douglas, Earl--Correspondence.
Duncan, Garnett, 1800-1875--Correspondence.
Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856--Correspondence.
Gales, Joseph, Jr., 1786-1860--Correspondence.
Gelston, Hugh--Correspondence.
Green, Duff, 1791-1875--Correspondence.
Hobbie, Selah Reeve, 1797-1854--Correspondence.
Holleman, Joel, 1799-1844--Correspondence.
Ingersoll, Joseph R. (Joseph Reed), 1786-1868--Correspondence.
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845.
Kinnard, George L., 1803-1836--Correspondence.
Ludlow, Thomas William, 1795-1878--Correspondence.
McLean, Alney, 1779-1841--Correspondence.
Prescott, Eustis--Correspondence.
Sawyer, Lemuel, 1777-1852--Correspondence.
Seaton, William Winston, 1785-1866--Correspondence.
Stubbs, Simon S. (Simon Stubblefield), 1808-1867--Correspondence.
Taliaferro, John, 1768-1852--Correspondence.
Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869--Correspondence.
Woodbury, Levi, 1789-1851--Correspondence.
Charles C. Watson & Sons--Correspondence.
Guier & George--Correspondence.
Ogden & Jones--Correspondence.
Business enterprises.
Claims.
Depressions--1836-1837.
Finance.
Financial crises--United States--19th century.
French spoliation claims.
Land speculation--Southern States.
Land speculation--West (U.S.)
Loans.
Maritime law.
Patents.
Practice of law--Washington (D.C.)
Presidents--United States--Election.
Slavery--United States.
Slaves--United States.
United States--Claims.
United States--Claims vs. France.
United States--Commerce.
United States--Economic conditions--To 1865.
United States--Politics and government--1815-1861.
United States--Politics and government--1829-1837.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Claims.
Garwood, Richard--Correspondence.
McIlwaine, Henry--Correspondence.
Rhind, William H.--Correspondence.
Lawyers.
Legislators--Maryland.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm79033431
Summary
Chiefly correspondence and business and financial records relating to Morfit's practice as a claims lawyer in Washington, D.C., and as a political figure in the Andrew Jackson presidential administrations. Correspondence primarily concerns business matters, especially the collection of claims. Subjects include claims originating in the colonial period and the American Revolution, French spoliation claims, maritime claims, the development of the West, land speculation in the South and West, commercial enterprises, finances, the loan of money, patents, the aftermath of the Panic of 1837, presidential elections, and slave transactions. Correspondents include John Armstrong, Archibald Atkinson, Philip Baltzell, Thomas Baltzell, George Washington Campbell, Charles H. Carroll, George W. Crump, James Dana, Earl Douglas, Garnett Duncan, John Henry Eaton, Joseph Gales, Jr., Richard Garwood, Hugh Gelston, Duff Green, Selah Reeve Hobbie, Joel Holleman, Joseph R. Ingersoll, George L. Kinnard, Thomas William Ludlow, Henry McIlwaine, Alney McLean, Eustis Prescott, William H. Rhind, Lemuel Sawyer, William Winston Seaton, Simon S. Stubbs, John Taliaferro, Robert J. Walker, Levi Woodbury, Charles C. Watson & Sons, Guier & George, and Ogden & Jones.
Authorized Access Point
Morfit, Henry Mason, 1793-1865. Henry Mason Morfit papers, 1819-1858 (bulk 1844-1855)