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Newspaper clippings containing Jefferson Davis' inaugural speech

Newspaper clippings containing Jefferson Davis' inaugural speech

Descriptive Summary

Title: Newspaper clippings containing Jefferson Davis' inaugural speech
Creator: Confederate States of America. President
Inclusive Dates: 1861 February 18
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 newspaper article)
Collection Number: ms985
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Jefferson Davis was unanimously elected as the president of the Confederate States of America and was inaugurated on February 18, 1861.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a newspaper article printed in Charleston, South Carolina, February 18, 1861, regarding Jefferson Davis' inaugural speech as president of the Confederate States of America. The article contains Davis' entire speech.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Newspaper clippings containing Jefferson Davis' inaugural speech, ms985, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 -- Speeches
Presidents -- Confederate States of America -- Inaugural addresses.
Speeches (documents)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Clippings, 1861 February 18