Abraham Lincoln and Alexander H. Stephens letters (facsimiles)

Abraham Lincoln and Alexander H. Stephens letters (facsimiles)

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Title: Abraham Lincoln and Alexander H. Stephens letters (facsimiles)
Dates: after 1860
Quantity: 1.0 folder (3 letters)
Coll. Number: ms2171

Biographical/Historical Note

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was the 16th president of the United States.

For further information, see the article "Abraham Lincoln" at the WHITE HOUSE.

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883) was a lawyer, politician, vice president of the Confederate States of America, and Georgia governor.

For more information, see the article "Alexander Stephens (1812-1883)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of three letters (facsimiles): dated Crawfordville, Georgia, December 14, 1860, “My dear sir,” signed “Alexander H. Stephens”; dated Springfield, Illinois, December 22, 1860, “Honorable A.H. Stephens,” signed “A. Lincoln,” regarding fear that Southern states have regarding Republican administration; dated Springfield, Illinois, November 30, 1860, “Honorable A.H. Stephens,” signed “A. Lincoln,” regarding Stephens’ recent speech.


Index Terms

Correspondence
Southern States--History.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Abraham Lincoln and Alexander H. Stephens letters (facsimiles), ms 2171. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Letters (facsimiles)