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Alexander H. Stephens letter and engraving

Alexander H. Stephens letter and engraving

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alexander H. Stephens letter and engraving
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Inclusive Dates: 1854
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2730
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883) was a lawyer and a politician born in Wilkes County, Georgia. He served as a United States congressman (both before and after the Civil War), vice president of the Confederate States of America (1861-1865), and Governor of Georgia (1882-1883).

For more information, see the article "Alexander Stephens (1812-1883)"

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter regarding a request for a commendation, and a mutual friend who is ill with dysentery. The collection also includes a printed engraving depicting a seated Alexander Stephens.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alexander H. Stephens letter and engraving, ms2730, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

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Subject Terms

Engravings (prints)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter and engraving