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Henry Rootes Jackson scrapbook

Henry Rootes Jackson scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Rootes Jackson scrapbook
Creator: Jackson, Henry R. (Henry Rootes)
Inclusive Dates: circa 1860
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 scrapbook)
Collection Number: ms1313
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Henry R. Jackson (1820-1898), Brigadier General, Confederate States of America Army.

For more information, see the article "Henry Rootes Jackson (1820-1898)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

One scrapbook containing a number of pamphlets and clippings such as: Biographical Sketches of Hon. John C. Breckinbridge and General Joseph Lane (1860); Address of Hon. John C. Breckinridge preceding the Removal of the Senate from the old to the new chamber, January 4, 1859 (1860); Remarks of Hon. Joseph Lane, Dec. 19, 1859; The dividing line between federal and local authority (1859); Observations of territorial sovereignty (1860); Speech of Hon. J. P. Benjamin, May 22, 1860; Reply of Hon. Jefferson Davis to the speech of Senator Douglas, May 16-17, 1860 (1860); Speech of Hon. Robt. Toombs of Georgia, May 21, 1860; Speech of President Buchanan on the evening of Monday, July 9, 1860; Speech of Hon. Daniel S. Dickinson, July 18, 1860; Speech of Hon. B. F. Hallett, June 25, 1860; Minority report of Mr. Stephen (1860).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Rootes Jackson scrapbook, ca. 1860. MS 1313. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip)
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell)
Buchanan, James
Davis, Jefferson
Dickinson, Daniel S. (Daniel Stevens)
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold)
Hallett, Benjamin Franklin
Lane, Joseph
Legislators -- United States.
Politicians -- United States -- Biography.
Secession -- United States.
Speeches (documents)
Toombs, Robert Augustus
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.

Related Collections in this Repository

Henry R. Jackson officer roster, ms2921; Henry Rootes Jackson letter to Charles Colcock Jones, Jr, ms1224

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Scrapbook, circa 1860