Horace Greeley letter to James Dunn

Horace Greeley letter to James Dunn

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872
Title: Horace Greeley letter to James Dunn
Dates: 1872 May 22
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 letter)
Coll. Number: ms1007

Biographical/Historical Note

Horace Greeley (1811-1872) served as a U.S. Representative from New York and, in 1841, he founded the New York Tribune and acted as editor until his death.

For additional information see the Congressional Biographical Directory.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter from Horace Greeley to James Dunn dated May 22, 1872 in which Greeley discusses the flaws of Andrew Johnson's reconstruction policy and the dangers of the Ulysses S. Grant administration.

Index Terms

Dunn, James, fl. 1872
Grant, Ulysses S., (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
Letters (correspondence)
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
United States--Politics and government--1865-1877.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Horace Greeley letter to James Dunn, MS 1007. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1872 May 22