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Ted without material alteration his in terpretation of Calhoun s state of mind in the Years of Decision as depicted in The Age of Jackson Bernard DeVoto of Cambridge also read this book in its original eleven hundred pages of manuscript and is responsible for pruning of much surplus material and for directing my attention to the significance of the soil depletion in the Southern states and the interrelationship of the conseuent Western expansionist and abolitionist movements I wish to thank Little Brown and Company for permission to uote from Claude M Fuess Daniel Webster two volumes Boston Charles Scribners Sons for uotations from Margaret Bayard Smiths The First Forty Years of Washington Society Gaillard Hunt editor New York E C McClurg and Company publishers of Eva E Dyes Me Lougkttn and Old Oregon Chicago John Perry Pritchett for mate rial uoted from his Calhoun and His Defense of the South Pougbkeepsie the Chapel Hill Press for uotations from the Reminiscences of William C Preston Minnie Clare Yarborough editor copyright by the University of North Carolina Press and especially G P Putnams Sons for uotations from The American Heresy by Christopher Hollis copyright by Christopher Hollis The search for the essence of Calhoun must of course begin in his own South Carolina At Clemson Agricultural College his great mass of per sonal papers and other contemporary material were made availa

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John C Calhoun American PortraitBle to me and I wish to express my thanks to tt e librarian Miss Cornelia Graham to Professor and Mrs A G Holmes and Professor Mark Bradley for their VU ACKNOWLEDGMENTS assistance I am deeply grateful to Mrs Francis Calhoun who nearly fifty years ago wrote down her personal interviews with the last of the Calhoun slaves at Fort Hill which are here used for the first time Help has also come from other members of the Calhoun family includ ing anecdotes and reminiscences from the last grandson the late Patrick Calhoun of Pasadena California from Miss Lilian Gold Flint Michigan Mr John C Calhoun Columbia South Carolina and Mr Louis Symonds Mr and Mrs John C Calhoun Symonds and Miss Eugenia Frost all of Charleston Mr Alexander S Salley Junior head of the South Carolina Historical Commission gave me invaluable help in unraveling the early legislative proceedings of South Carolina still in manuscript Others assisting me in Columbia were Professor Robert L Meriwether of the University of South Carolina Faculty Miss Elizabeth Porcher of the University Library Colonel Fiu Hugh McMaster Mr J Gordon McCabe and Mr James T Gittman I also wish to thank Miss Virginia Rugheimer of the Library of the College of the City of Charleston Miss Ellen FitzSimons librarian of the Charleston Library Society and Miss Kitty Ravenel and Dr W W Ball also of Charleston In Washington I C M I am under obligation to Mr St George L

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