Alexander H. Stephens letter and engraving

Alexander H. Stephens letter and engraving

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Title: Alexander H. Stephens letter and engraving
Dates: circa 1854
Quantity: 1.0 folder (2 items)
Coll. Number: ms2730

Biographical/Historical Note

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883) was a lawyer and a politician born in Wilkes County, Georgia. He served as a United States congressman (both before and after the Civil War), vice president of the Confederate States of America (1861-1865), and Governor of Georgia (1882-1883).

For more information, see the article "Alexander Stephens (1812-1883)"


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one letter: dated Crawfordville, Georgia, November 23, 1854, "Dear Doctor," signed "Alexander H. Stephens," regarding a request for a commendation, and a mutual friend who is ill with dysentery. The collection also includes a printed engraving depicting a seated Alexander Stephens, possibly in middle age.


Index Terms

Correspondence
Engravings (prints)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Alexander H. Stephens letter and engraving, ms 2730. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letter & engraving