Manuscript Collection

Armistead Burt Papers- Accession 803

Armistead Burt Papers- Accession 803



Accession 803

Inclusive Dates



Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 fiche



Scope and Content Note

The Armistead Burt Papers consist of microfiche copies of 21 letters dating from July 1, 1847 through July 18, 1848 from Abbeville Congressmen and lawyer Armistead Burt (1802-1883) in Washington and are to Henry Workman Conner (1797-1861) who was President of the Bank of Charleston from 1814-1850 and president of the South Carolina Railroad Company from 1850-1861. The letters discuss consultations on political questions with American Statesman John Caldwell Calhoun (1782-1845), American politician Robert Barnwell Rhett (1800-1876), and others. The letters are not in strict chronological order.

Additional Notes

There are digital scans of the microfiche available for use in the Pettus Archives Research Area.


The Armistead Burt Papers were purchased from South Carolina Historical Society on August 31, 1992.


For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Armistead Burt Papers- Accession 803

LC Subject Headings

Burt, A. (Armistead), 1802-1883; Conner, Henry Workman, 1797-1861; Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850; Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876; Legislators--South Carolina--Correspondence; United States--Politics and government--1845-1849; South Carolina--History