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  • "The chief importance of the collection is its useful information about American political philosophy and intellectual history for the mid-nineteenth century and Lieber's role in the transfer of European ideas to America."
  • "Other persons represented include Lieber's wife Matilda Oppenheimer Lieber, Hamilton's wife Hetty, and his daughter Mary. Correspondents include Henry Clay, Dorothea Dix, John England, A. H. Everett, Edward Everett, Henry Hallam, James Hamilton, James H. Hammond, Wade Hampton III, Joseph Henry, George S. Hillard, Samuel Gridley Howe, Hugh Swinton Legare, Henry W. Longfellow, Benson John Lossing, James McFarlane Mathews, Joel R. Poinsett, William H. Prescott, William C. Preston, and Joseph Story."
  • "Topics discussed include state and national politics; issues related to university and campus life; antebellum sectional tensions, the secession crisis, Civil War; Copperhead movement in the North; the death of his son, Oscar, while fighting for the Confederacy, National Democratic Convention of 1866, etc."
  • "Places represented include Charleston, Columbia, and Pendleton, and York, S.C.; Boston; Charlottesville, Va.; New York; Newport, R.I.; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; and other U.S. locations; and Berlin and elsewhere in Germany and Europe."

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  • "Francis Lieber papers"