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|Abstract||H. G. (Hutchins Gordon) Burton was a United States representative (1819-1824) from and governor (1824-1827) of North Carolina. The collection includes family, political, and business papers of Burton, including letters pertaining chiefly to North Carolina and national politics, including the 1824 presidential election, economic conditions, and horse racing.|
|Creator||Burton, H. G. (Hutchins Gordon), 1782-1836.|
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H. G. (Hutchins Gordon) Burton (1782-1836) served in the North Carolina General Assembly, 1810-1816; was elected to the state House of Commons, 1817; served in the United States House of Representatives, 1819-1824; and was Governor of North Carolina, 1824-1827.Back to Top
The collection includes family, political, and business papers of Hutchins Gordon Burton, including letters pertaining chiefly to North Carolina and national politics, including the 1824 presidential election, economic conditions, postal routes, foreign trade, and horse racing. Among the correspondents are Joseph Pearson, James Cage, John W. Eppes, John Branch, Will Twigg, William Smith, W. M. Robard, W. S. Anderson, Nathaniel Macon, W. W. Seaton, Archibald Henderson, W. C. Lore, Daniel Barringer, Sam K. Jennings, Benjamin W. S. Cabell, and Henry Mason. There are also several letters to Burton from his wife and daughter.Back to Top
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top