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  • ROBERT YOUNG HAYNE (1791-1839), American political leader, born in St Paul's parish, Colleton district, South Carolina, on the Toth of November 1791.
  • Hayne is best remembered, however, for his great debate with Daniel Webster in January 1830.
  • Foote (1780-1846) of Connecticut, calling for the restriction of the sale of public lands to those already in the market, but was con cerned primarily with the relation to one another and the respective powers of the federal government and the individual states, Hayne contending that the constitution was essentially a compact between the states, and the national government and the states, and that any state might, at will, nullify any federal law which it considered to be in contravention of that compact.
  • His son, Paul Hamilton Hayne (5830-5886), was a poet of some distinction, and in 1878 published a life of his father.
  • Hayne and his Times (New York, 1909).

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