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Azariah C. Flagg papers,

Title
Azariah C. Flagg papers, 1821-1848.
Author
Flagg, Azariah C. (Azariah Cutting), 1790-1873.
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Description
2.1 linear feet 5 boxes).
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Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
  • available on microfilm;
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Estate of Maria Flagg, Maria
Biography (note)
  • Azariah Cutting Flagg (1790-1873) was a newspaper editor and politician in New York.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1023
Author
Flagg, Azariah C. (Azariah Cutting), 1790-1873.
Title
Azariah C. Flagg papers, 1821-1848.
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Summary
The collection consists of letters received, 1821-1848, from Silas Wright, Jr., Michael Hoffman, John A. Dix, R.H. Walworth, W.L. Marcy, Albert Gallatin, Preston King, and others concerning national and local political and economic issues as well as some letters from Flagg to his associates, his notes on periodical articles, and a small amount of printed material. Correspondence documents political and economic issues, both national and local, of the period from 1823 to 1848, covering topics such as free trade, public debt, construction of canal systems in New York, currency and banking, presidential campaigns, taxation, extension of slavery and states rights, and annexation of Texas. Letters also trace the collapse of the National Republican Party, the new Whig Party, the rise of the Democratic wing of the Republican Party, and the development of Jacksonian democracy.
Additional Formats
Flagg correspondence, 1834-1838, available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Silas Wright correspondence, 1823-1847, available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Michael Hoffman correspondence, 1826-1848, available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Biography
Azariah Cutting Flagg (1790-1873) was a newspaper editor and politician in New York. He served as assemblyman in 1823; New York Secretary of State from 1826 to 1833; State Comptroller, 1834-1839, 1842-1846; and New York City Comptroller, 1852-1859.
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Occupation
Politicians.
Added Author
Dix, John A., (John Adams), 1798-1879.
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849.
Hoffman, Michael, 1787-1848.
King, Preston, 1806-1865.
Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857.
Walworth, Reuben Hyde, 1788-1867.
Wright, Silas, 1795-1847.
LCCN
ms 69000844
Research Call Number
MssCol 1023
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