Miscellaneous papers of Alexander H. Stephens and Howell Cobb

Miscellaneous papers of Alexander H. Stephens and Howell Cobb

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Title: Miscellaneous papers of Alexander H. Stephens and Howell Cobb
Dates: after 1837
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms2226

Biographical/Historical Note

Howell Cobb (1815-1868) was a politician who served as congressman, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, governor of Georgia, and secretary of the treasury.

For further information, see the article "Howell Cobb (1815-1868)" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.

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 miscellaneous papers of Alexander H. Stephens and Howell Cobb. Correspondences included are written to and from Stephens (1849-1882), and to Thomas D. Harris from Howell Cobb (1848). Papers of the Confederacy included are a leave of absence request (1841), payment of claims due to deceased officers and soldiers (1864), and registered bonds (1864).


Index Terms

Confederate States of America. -- Records and correspondence
Correspondence

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Miscellaneous papers of Alexander H. Stephens and Howell Cobb, ms 2226. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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