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Miscellaneous papers of Alexander H. Stephens and Howell Cobb

Miscellaneous papers of Alexander H. Stephens and Howell Cobb

Descriptive Summary

Title: Miscellaneous papers of Alexander H. Stephens and Howell Cobb
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton
Creator: Cobb, Howell
Inclusive Dates: 1837-1868
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2226
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Howell Cobb (1815-1868) was a politician who served as congressman, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, governor of Georgia, and secretary of the treasury.

For further information, see the article "Howell Cobb (1815-1868)" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.

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 miscellaneous papers of Alexander H. Stephens and Howell Cobb. Correspondences included are written to and from Stephens, and to Thomas D. Harris from Howell Cobb. Papers of the Confederacy included are a leave of absence request, payment of claims due to deceased officers and soldiers, and registered bonds.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Miscellaneous papers of Alexander H. Stephens and Howell Cobb, ms2226, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America -- Records and correspondence
Correspondence.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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