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Alexander Hamilton Stephens letter to R.C. Daniel

Alexander Hamilton Stephens letter to R.C. Daniel

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alexander Hamilton Stephens letter to R.C. Daniel
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Inclusive Dates: 1860 December 14
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3282
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 one letter: dated Crawfordville, Georgia, December 14, 1860, to "R.C. Daniel," signed "Alexander H. Stephens," regarding the falling prices of slaves and the adverse effect secession will have on this price.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alexander Hamilton Stephens letter to R.C. Daniel, ms3282, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

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

Daniel, Robert Cunningham -- Correspondence
Secession -- Southern States.
Slave trade -- Prices -- Georgia.
Slave trade -- Prices -- Southern States.
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- Southern States.
Slavery -- Southern States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1860 December 14 Access Online