HUNTER, Robert Mercer Taliaferro, 1809-1887


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Ambler, Charles Henry, ed. Correspondence of Robert M. T. Hunter, 1826-1876. 1918. Reprint. New York: Da Capo Press, 1971.

Anderson, D.R. “Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter." John P. Branch Historical Papers of Randolph-Macon College 2 (June 1906): 4-77.

Anderson, James LaVerne. “Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter."Virginia Cavalcade 18 (Autumn 1968): 9-13.

Anderson, James L., and Mary F. Crouch, eds. Papers of R.M.T. Hunter, 1817-1887. University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, 1967. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 1989. Microfilm. 13 reels and guide.

Anderson, James L., and W. Edwin Hemphill. “The 1843 Biography of John C. Calhoun: Was R.M.T. Hunter Its Author?" Journal of Southern History 38 (August 1972): 469-74.

Calhoun, John C. [R.M.T. Hunter, presumed author]. Life of John C. Calhoun, Presenting a Condensed History of Political Events from 1811 to 1843. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1843.

Crow, Jeffrey J. “R.M.T. Hunter and the Secession Crisis, 1860-1861: A Southern Plan for Reconstruction." West Virginia History 34 (April 1973): 273-90.

Fisher, John Eugene. “The Dilemma of a States’ Rights Whig: The Congressional Career of R.M.T. Hunter, 1837-1841." Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 81 (October 1973): 387-404.

___. “Statesman of a Lost Cause: R.M.T. Hunter and the Sectional Controversy, 1847-1887." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Virginia, 1968.

Hitchcock, William S. “Southern Moderates and Seccession: Senator Robert M.T. Hunter’s Call for Union." Journal of American History 59 (March 1973): 871-84.

Hunter, Martha T. A Memoir of Robert M.T. Hunter. Washington: Neale Publishing Co., 1903.

Moore, Richard Randall. “In Search of a Safe Government: A Biography of R.M.T. Hunter of Virginia." Ph.D. dissertation, University of South Carolina, 1993.

___. “Robert M.T. Hunter and the Crisis of the Union, 1860-1861." Southern Historian 13 (Spring 1992): 25-35.

Simms, Henry Harrison. Life of Robert M.T. Hunter: A Study in Sectionalism and Secession. Richmond: William Byrd Press, 1935.