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Alexander H. Stephens letters to J. Glancy Jones

Alexander H. Stephens letters to J. Glancy Jones

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alexander H. Stephens letters to J. Glancy Jones
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Inclusive Dates: 1868, 1871-1872
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2501
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

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 five letters from Alexander H. Stephens to J. Glancy Jones of Reading, Pennsylvania that discusses national politics, including Chief Justice Salmon Chase's political views, a resolution passed by Pennsylvania Democrats endorsing the Reconstruction amendments, and the 1872 presidential election.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alexander H. Stephens letters to J. Glancy Jones, ms2501, 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

United States -- Constitution -- Amendments.
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.

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