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Alexander H. Stephens papers

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Identifier: LG-41
Scope and Contents The Alexander H. Stephens papers consist of microfilm containing primarily correspondence. The letters concern Stephens' Georgia plantation and include some letters from his slaves. The correspondence is especially concerned with politics, in Georgia, on the national level, and in the Confederacy during the Civil War. Topics include secession, the formation of the Confederacy, the progress of the war, the eventual defeat of the Confederate armies, and Reconstruction.The Stephens...
Dates: 1784 - 1886

James Murray Mason papers

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Identifier: LG-31
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing primarily diplomatic communications sent while Mason was a Confederate commissioner. Papers include correspondence, dispatches, supply lists for the Confederate states from London, statements and depositions regarding piracy and claims. Also the blockade and other naval and maritime matters, cotton bonds and warrants, circulars and printed matter are included.Correspondents include Judah P. Benjamin, James D. Bulloch, Alexander...
Dates: 1838 - 1870

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Repository: Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections X
  • Names: Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893 X

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