Judah P. Benjamin letter to J. A. McHatton

Judah P. Benjamin letter to J. A. McHatton

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Benjamin, J. P., (Judah Philip), 1811-1884
Title: Judah P. Benjamin letter to J. A. McHatton
Dates: 1866 June 8
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s) (2 items)
Coll. Number: ms414

Biographical/Historical Note

Judah Philip Benjamin (1811-1884) was a lawyer and Cabinet official with the Confederate States government during the Civil War. After the war, Benjamin settled in England where he practiced law as a barrister.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one letter: dated 4 Child’s Place, Temple, London, June 8, 1866, to J. A. McHatton, Havana, signed “J. P. Benjamin,” regarding payment for some of McHatton’s cotton which he had shipped to England through the blockade. The collection also includes a newspaper clipping regarding a copy of Blackstone's Commentaries with Benjamin's autograph.

Index Terms

Cotton trade--Confederate States of America.
McHatton, James Alexander, d. 1874

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Judah P. Benjamin letter to J. A. McHatton, ms414, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1866 June 8