Title: Thomas Hart Benton Papers: Box 1. 1790-1846
Description: Relates primarily to Thomas Hart Benton?s career in the newspaper business in St. Louis and the beginning of his political career. Among the items are letters relating to Benton?s involvement in the Barton-Hempstead duel and Benton?s duel with Charles Lucas, fought in St. Louis in 1817.
Place: United States
Type(s): Documentary Artifacts
Subjects: Politics and government
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