The Papers of Roger Brooke Taney

The first comprehensive edition of the personal and professional papers of Roger Brooke Taney, Attorney General and Treasury Secretary under Andrew Jackson and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

RBT etching portrait, shown in coat and bow tie from shoulders up.
Roger B. Taney

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Explore the materials included in Volume I, which pertain to Taney’s involvement in the political struggle between the Jackson administration and the Bank of the United States.


Learn more about Taney’s correspondents and persons discussed in the Papers.

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Resources for K12 Educators

Tour some of the lesson plans developed from the primary sources included in this edition. Coming soon…