HUNTER, Robert Mercer Taliaferro, 1809-1887


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 3 letters.


Brown University
Providence, RI
Papers: March 6, 1857. 1 letter. From James Fowler Simmons.


Clemson University
Special Collections
Clemson, SC
Papers: Ca. 10 items in the John Caldwell Calhoun papers, 1784-1888. 6 feet. Finding aid. Restricted.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1868. 1 letter.


Library of Virginia
Archives Division
Richmond, VA
Papers: 1820-1860,1876. 875 items. Political and business correspondence addressed to Hunter; drafts of speeches; manuscript biographies of Hunter and John C. Calhoun; and copies of Hunter letters. Correspondence (1826-1855) is from family members, and in the period 1856-1860, from constituents seeking favors. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: In Isaac Hammond collection, 1839-1875 (bulk 1861-1865); Garnett-Mercer-Hunter family papers, 1713-1853; 6 letters (December 21, 1835-April 7, 1840) to Hunter in James M. Garnett papers, 1806-1840; and 1 letter in Charles Fenton Mercer papers, 1807-1866.


Maine Historical Society
Portland, ME
Papers: 1834-1871. 1 box. Correspondence from the U.S. Departments of Interior, Navy, State, and Treasury and other political papers.


New England Historic Genealogical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: Correspondence in Charles C. Coffin papers, 1861-1890.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In Francis Willett Shearman papers, 1839-1878.


University of Rochester
Rush Rhees Library
Rochester, NY
Papers: 3 letters (1865-1876) in various collections. Finding aid.


University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: 1826-1860. Ca. 60 items. Chiefly course notes (1826-1828), together with bills and receipts of his son.

Additional Papers: In Garnett family business records, 1794-1904; and Hunter and Garnett family papers, 1704-1940. Finding aid.


Virginia Historical Society
Richmond, VA
Papers: 9 boxes of correspondence, accounts, land records, congressional materials, Civil War and post-Civil War materials in Hunter family papers, 1766-1918; and correspondence in William Garnett Chisolm papers, 1749-1955. Finding aid.