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: 1.0 folder (1 letter)
Coll. Number: ms3282

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 one letter: dated Crawfordville, Georgia, December 14, 1860, to "R.C. Daniel," signed "Alexander H. Stephens," regarding the falling prices 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.
Slavery--Economic aspects--Southern States.
Slavery--Southern States--History.

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

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


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letter, 1860 December 14 View online.