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: 1.0 folder (5 letters)
Coll. Number: ms2501

Biographical/Historical Note

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 five letters from Alexander H. Stephens to J. Glancy Jones of Reading, Pennsylvania (1868, 1871-1872). Correspondence discusses national politics, including Chief Justice Salmon Chase's political views, a resolution passed by Pennsylvania Democrats endorsing the Reconstruction amendments, and the 1872 presidential election.


Index Terms

Correspondence
United States--Constitution--Amendments.
United States--Politics and government--1865-1877.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Letters