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William Harris Crawford letters to William Jones

William Harris Crawford letters to William Jones

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Harris Crawford letters to William Jones
Creator: Crawford, William Harris, 1772-1834
Inclusive Dates: 1816 December 26, 1818 March
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (2 letters)
Collection Number: ms1568
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William Harris Crawford (1772-1834), two-time U.S. presidential nominee (1816 and 1824), U.S. senator (November 7, 1807 to March 23, 1813), cabinet member under two presidents (Secretary of War beginning in August 1815; transferred to the Treasury in October 1816, and served under Presidents Madison and James Monroe until 1825), foreign diplomat (Minister to France 1813-1815), and judge of the northern circuit court (1827-1834).

For more information, see the article William Harris Crawford (1772-1834) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two handwritten letters: dated Treasury Department, December 26, 1816, signed "William H. Crawford;" dated Treasury Department, March [22] 1818, signed "William H. Crawford," regarding changes in the Treasury laws and their impact on state banks and the Bank of the United States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Harris Crawford letters to William Jones, ms 1568. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Banks and banking -- United States.
Jones, William, 1760-1831
National banks (United States)
United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1816 December 26, 1818 March