University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Marcus C. Hammond Letterpress-Diary, 1846-47, 1858-1868.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hammond, Marcus C.
Title: Marcus C. Hammond Letterpress-Diary
Dates: 1846-47, 1858-1868
Abstract: Letterpress-Diary of Marcus C. Hammond.
Accession No.: 1964
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Marcus C. Hammond was a U.S. Army Paymaster and farmer.

Scope and Contents

The Marcus C. Hammond Letterbook-Diary contains copies of letters written by Hammond while U.S. Army paymaster in 1846 to 1847, as well as a sort of diary and account book of his farm from 1858 to 1868.


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hammond, Marcus C. -- Archives
Leslie, T. I.
Thompson, N.
Town, N.
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Army.
United States. War Dept. Office of the Paymaster General
Farming -- Texas
Athens (Tex.)
Lavaca (Tex.)
New Orleans (La.)
San Antonio (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Marcus C. Hammond Letterbook-Diary, 1846-47, 1858-1868, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by JEF, March 1864.

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.

Detailed Description of the Papers



2L290 Letterbook-diary of Marcus C. Hammond, 1846-1847, 1858-1868