James A. Hamilton papers,

Title
James A. Hamilton papers, ca. 1740-1870.
Author
Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878.
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Description
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Subject
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Townsend, Mrs. Howard and Mrs. R.P. Carroll
Biography (note)
  • James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878), the son of Alexander Hamilton, was an American lawyer and politician.
Language (note)
  • Materials in English and French.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 1299
Author
Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878.
Title
James A. Hamilton papers, ca. 1740-1870.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of Hamilton's correspondence, ca. 1820-1867, with John Quincy Adams, Horace Binney, Lewis Cass, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Everett, Hamilton Fish, Washington Hunt, Andrew Jackson, W.C. Rivers, Martin Van Buren, and others. Also, deeds and other legal documents, ca. 1740-1870, relating to land in Manhattan and New York State, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere (some material relates to land owned by Trinity Church, N.Y.); legal documents and correspondence, ca. 1829-1832, relating to the court case of Constant Polani v. District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of N.Y.; a manuscript of Hamilton's reminiscences of his father; and miscellaneous documents.
Biography
James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878), the son of Alexander Hamilton, was an American lawyer and politician. He served as United States District Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
Language
Materials in English and French.
Occupation
Lawyers.
Politicians.
Added Author
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
Binney, Horace, 1780-1875.
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866.
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873.
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865.
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893.
Hunt, Washington, 1811-1867.
Rivers, W. C.
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845.
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1299
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