Papers of R.M.T. Hunter, 1817-1887
University of Virginia
Additional information: Finding aid at https://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi00066.xml and http://www.worldcat.org/title/papers-of-rmt-hunter-1817-1887/oclc/634116
Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter (1809 –1887) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia (1837–1843, 1845–1847), Speaker of the House (1839–1841), and U.S. Senator (1847–1861). During the American Civil War, Hunter became the Confederate States Secretary of State (1861–1862) and then a Confederate Senator (1862–1865) and critic of President Jefferson Davis. This is a selective edition of his personal and professional correspondence and papers.
13 reels, 44-page guide
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