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Abraham Lincoln and Alexander H. Stephens letters (facsimiles)

Abraham Lincoln and Alexander H. Stephens letters (facsimiles)

Descriptive Summary

Title: Abraham Lincoln and Alexander H. Stephens letters (facsimiles)
Creator: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Inclusive Dates: 1860
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2171
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was the 16th president of the United States.

For further information, see the article "Abraham Lincoln" at the WHITE HOUSE.

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883) was a lawyer, politician, vice president of the Confederate States of America, and Georgia governor.

For more information, see the article "Alexander Stephens (1812-1883)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three letters (facsimiles): dated Crawfordville, Georgia, December 14, 1860, "My dear sir," signed "Alexander H. Stephens"; dated Springfield, Illinois, December 22, 1860, "Honorable A.H. Stephens," signed "A. Lincoln," regarding fear that Southern states have regarding Republican administration; dated Springfield, Illinois, November 30, 1860, "Honorable A.H. Stephens," signed "A. Lincoln," regarding Stephens' recent speech.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Abraham Lincoln and Alexander H. Stephens letters (facsimiles), ms2171, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Correspondence.
Southern States -- History.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letters (facsimiles)