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Alexander H. Stephens papers

 Collection
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

Davis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-39
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing the correspondence of Jefferson and Varina Howell Davis. Topics include Mississippi and national politics; the admission of California as a state; a proposed southern-route transcontinental railroad; and Davis' capture at the end of the Civil War. It also contains speeches, newsclippings about the Davises and their home, and accounts of the Battle of Monterey (1846), requested by Davis.
Dates: 1835 - 1913

Francis Wilkinson Pickens and Milledge L. Bonham papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-23
Scope and Content This collection consists of microfilm of correspondence, reports, resolutions, military papers, applications for office, administrative papers, petitions, memoranda, newspaper clippings relating to two governors of South Carolina, Francis Wilkinson Pickens and Milledge L. Bonham. The bulk of the papers date from 1860-1864 and relates mainly to their respective governorships and the Civil War. Picken's correspondents include R. C. Barclay, John Forsyth, A. C. Garlington, Robert N. Gourdin, J....
Dates: 1837 - 1920

James Murray Mason papers

 Collection
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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Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 2
Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893 2
Barclay, R. C., active 1861 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884 1