Alexander H. Stephens, letters to J. Glancy Jones

Alexander H. Stephens, letters to J. Glancy Jones

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Title: Alexander H. Stephens, letters to J. Glancy Jones
Dates: 1868, 1871-1872
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of five letters from Alexander H. Stephens to J. Glancy Jones, of Reading, Pennsylvania from 1868, 1871-1872. All the correspondence discusses national politics including Chief Justice Salmon Chase's political views, a condemnation by Stephens regarding a resolution passed by Pennsylvania Democrats endorsing the Reconstruction amendments, and the 1872 presidential election.
Coll. Number: ms2501

Biographical/Historical Note

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883), lawyer, politician, Vice-President of the Confederate States of America, and Georgia Governor, born in Wilkes County, Georgia.

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


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Chase, Salmon P., (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873
Constitutional amendments.
Democratic Party (Pa.).
Jones, J. Glancy, (Jehu Glancy), 1811-1878
Presidents--United States--Election--1872.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
United States--Constitution--Amendments.
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

Alexander H. Stephens, letters to J. Glancy Jones. MS 2501. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letters to J. Glancy Jones