|Creator:||Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885|
|Title:||Robert Augustus Toombs letter to John C. Breckinridge|
|Dates:||1867 April 30|
|Quantity:||0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1591 in MS 1607)|
Robert Augustus Toombs (1810-1885), U.S. Senator and Congressman, Confederate Secretary of State, and Confederate General.
The collection consists of a letter from Robert Augustus Toombs, Washington (Ga.) to John C. Breckinridge dated April 30, 1867. The letter discusses Toombs return to Georgia from Europe, the passage of the Reconstruction Act (1867) in Congress and its effect upon the attitudes of Southerners, the administration of Governor Joseph E. Brown, the Republican Radicals in Congress, the state of crops and agriculture in Georgia, and the possible emigration of former Confederates to Brazil.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Robert Augustus Toombs letter to John C. Breckinridge, MS 1603. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.