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Isaac W. Hayne papers

Identifier: Mss 0098

Collection Overview

The collection consists of financial records from 1832-1875. It also contains some of Hayne's Civil War correspondence and several of his military orders.


  • Creation: 1832-1875


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Isaac W. Hayne was the Secretary of the Nullification Convention in 1832-1833. He was an outspoken advocate of secession in his native state of South Carolina. During the Civil War, he was appointed Commandant of Conscriptions at Columbia, S.C. He also served as the South Carolina Attorney General from 1848-1868.


0.7 linear feet

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Acquisitions Information

Materials donated by John Madison Mathews and Christina P. Mathews.

Inventory of the Isaac W. Hayne Papers, 1832-1875, 1914, 1921
Under Revision
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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