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Letters of R.M.T. Hunter

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  • "He also outlines his position on the tariff and mentions President Pierce's veto of Dorothea Dix's bill concerning use of tax revenue for care of the insane."
  • "In an [1846] February 26 letter from Washington, William Schouler, editor of the "Ohio State Journal" writes to an unnamed recipient over the Tariff of 1846. He relays a report that Hunter will kill the current version of the bill in the Senate and reports on activities of Senator Simon Cameron and Treasury Secretary Robert J. Walker."
  • "Hunter desires to increase the paper's circulation, mentions Senator Clement Claiborne Clay's offer to help and asks Pryor's aid in re-electing Clay. He emphasizes the importance of newspapers in the "great battle for state rights and Southern rights.""
  • "In a letter, 1857 March 25, Hunter, Lloyds, Essex County, Va., writes to Roger Atkinson Pryor concerning Pryor's pro-Southern newspaper, "The South," and the Tariff of 1857."

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