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Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart Copybook

Identifier: Mss. MsV Cp13

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Letter copybook, 1851-1852, of Alexander H. H. Stuart, kept while serving as United States Secretary of the Interior. Includes official and personal correspondence.  Index.


  • Creation: 1851-1852

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Biographical Information:

Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart was born in Staunton, Va. in 1807 and was educated at the College of William and Mary and at the University of Virginia. Served in Virginia House of Delegates and in U. S. House of Representatives. Served as Secretary of the Interior in 1850-1853 and in the Virginia Senate. Member of the "Committee of Nine" to persuade Congress and the President to exclude clauses from Underwood Constitution. Rector of the University of Virginia. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Mss. MsV Al8-9, Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart Account Books, 1837-1857, Special Collection Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary

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