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Judah P. Benjamin letter to J. A. McHatton

Judah P. Benjamin letter to J. A. McHatton

Descriptive Summary

Title: Judah P. Benjamin letter to J. A. McHatton
Creator: Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884
Inclusive Dates: 1866 June 8
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (2 items)
Collection Number: ms414
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Judah Philip Benjamin (1811-1884) was a lawyer and Cabinet official with the Confederate States government during the Civil War. After the war, Benjamin settled in England where he practiced law as a barrister.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated 4 Child's Place, Temple, London, June 8, 1866, to J. A. McHatton, Havana, signed "J. P. Benjamin," regarding payment for some of McHatton's cotton which he had shipped to England through the blockade. The collection also includes a newspaper clipping regarding a copy of Blackstone's Commentaries with Benjamin's autograph.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Judah P. Benjamin letter to J. A. McHatton, ms414, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Cotton trade -- Confederate States of America.
McHatton, James Alexander, -1874

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1866 June 8