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Jefferson Davis letter to Harry H. Phinizy

Jefferson Davis letter to Harry H. Phinizy

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jefferson Davis letter to Harry H. Phinizy
Creator: Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Inclusive Dates: 13 March 1881
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 item(s)
Collection Number: ms4101
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Contains a letter to Mr. Harry H. Phinizy written by Jefferson Davis from his home, Beauvoir, in Biloxi, MS, on March 13, 1881. In the letter, Davis says that he was told by a "Professor Brown" about a recent address by Phinizy on the "old and new south." Davis praises the address and says he is hopeful for future generations of southerners.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jefferson Davis letter to Harry H. Phinizy, ms4101, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America -- History.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Georgia.
Reconstruction -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 13 March 1881