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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), 1820-1898
Inclusive Dates: circa 1860
Language(s): 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), 1811-1884
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Dickinson, Daniel S. (Daniel Stevens), 1800-1866
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861
Hallett, Benjamin Franklin, 1797-1862
Lane, Joseph, 1801-1881
Legislators -- United States.
Politicians -- United States -- Biography.
Secession -- United States.
Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885
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