Alexander Hamilton Stephens letter to R.C. Daniel

Alexander Hamilton Stephens letter to R.C. Daniel

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Title: Alexander Hamilton Stephens letter to R.C. Daniel
Dates: 1860 December 14
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 folder in 1 document box; MS 3282 to MS 3284 in same box)
Coll. Number: ms3282

Biographical/Historical Note

Alexander Hamilton Stephens was a lawyer, politician, Vice President of the Confederate States of America, and Georgia Governor. He was born in Wilkes County, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter from Alexander H. Stephens to R. C. Daniel in Philomath, Georgia in which he discusses the falling price of slaves and the adverse effect secession will have on this price.


Index Terms

Correspondence
Daniel, Robert Cunningham -- Correspondence
Secession--Southern States.
Slave trade--Prices--Georgia.
Slave trade--Prices--Southern States.
Slaveholders--Georgia.
Slavery--Economic aspects--Southern States.
Slavery--Southern States--History.
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883 -- Correspondence

General Notes

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alexander Hamilton Stephens letter to R. C. Daniel. MS 3282. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related material available in the following collections of this repository: Alexander Stephens papers, 1844-1882; Richard F. Lyon letter to Alexander H. Stephens, 1843 October 4; Stephens-Reid correspondence, 1842-1866; Alexander Hamilton Stephens letter, 1875 April 7; Alexander H. Stephens letter, 1872 February 4; Alexander Stephens letter, 1862 August 3; Alexander H. Stephens and Howell Cobb letters, 1848-1880; Stephens, Alexander Hamilton collection, 1841-1882; Letter to A. H. Stephens (Alexander Hamilton), 1834 June 30; Alexander H. Stephens papers, 1831-1843; Evans-Stephens papers, 1827-1971, bulk 1858-1865; Alexander H. Stephens carte de visite and envelope, 1800s; Alexander Stephens photograph, undated.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Letter, 1860 December 14 View online.