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Alexander H. Stephens letters

Alexander H. Stephens letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alexander H. Stephens letters
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Inclusive Dates: 1850-1871
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3900
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 correspondence of Alexander Hamilton Stephens, two are antebellum letters written while Stephens was a U. S. Congressman representing Georgia's 7th District. The first letter was written from Washington, February 10, 1850, requesting a copy of The Daily Globe be sent to a constituent. The second letter asks a "Dr. Lee" in Washington to perform editing services for an agricultural report. The eight postwar letters are written as a private citizen in Milledgeville and Crawfordville.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alexander H. Stephens letters, ms 3900, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Crawfordville (Ga.)
Milledgeville (Ga.)
Politicians -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883

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