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Joshua Hill letter

Joshua Hill letter

Descriptive Summary

Title: Joshua Hill letter
Creator: Hill, Joshua, 1812-1891
Inclusive Dates: 1860 February 5
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms4229
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Joshua Hill (1812-1891) was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Georgia.

For more information, see his congressional biography.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a letter from Congressman Joshua Hill to an unknown judge in Georgia laying out the ideology of the short-lived conservative Constitutional Union Party. The letter criticises Republican and Democratic views, and refernces the John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joshua Hill letter, ms4229, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Constitutional Union Party (U.S.)
Legislators -- Correspondence.
Politicians -- United States -- Correspondence.
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1860