Papers, predominantly incoming correspondence, of David Hubbard. Includes correspondents such as John C. Calhoun, James K. Polk, D.H. Lewis, Nicholas Biddle, Clement Claiborne Clay, Richard K. Crallé, Ephraim H. Foster, William R. King, Andrew B. Moore, J.A. Nooe, and Henry A. Wise. Topics include land transactions and national as well as Tennessee and Alabama politics. Correspondents frequently mention the national bank, slavery, economic problems of the country, Democratic and Whig politics, the elections of Martin Van Buren, James K. Polk, and Abraham Lincoln, and black Republicanism. Sale of Indian lands in Alabama and Mississippi involving Hubbard's Chickasaw Company in the 1830s and 1840s is also frequently mentioned. Family correspondence features letters of George Campbell Brown, Lizinka Campbell Brown Ewell, Eliza Campbell Hubbard, and Rebecca Stoddert Hubbard. Land records, accounts, and legal documents round out the collection.
Also on microfilm.
Major, War of 1812; Alabama State Senator and Representative; Alabama Representative in the Confederate government; Confederate Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
Unpublished finding aid in the repository.