Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen
John W. Stevenson letter to George Damphan : autograph letter signed
1860 March 7
University of Kentucky Special Collections
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
2010MS033 : [identification of item], John W. Stevenson letter to George Damphan : autograph letter signed, 1860 March 7, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
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John White Stevenson (1812–1886) was born in Virginia, but spent much of his professional life in Kentucky where he served in multiple offices, including U.S. Representative, the 18th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, the 25th Governor of Kentucky, and U.S. Senator.
John W. Stevenson discusses the Supreme Court's decision in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case, 1857.