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John W. Stevenson letter to George Damphan : autograph letter signed, 1860 March 7

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Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen

Title

John W. Stevenson letter to George Damphan : autograph letter signed

Date

1860 March 7

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2010MS033 : [identification of item], John W. Stevenson letter to George Damphan : autograph letter signed, 1860 March 7, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.01 Cubic feet

1 item

Biography/History

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.

Scope and Content

John W. Stevenson discusses the Supreme Court's decision in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case, 1857.

Subjects

  • Joseph Rubinfine. (Firm)
  • United States. Supreme Court.
  • United States--Trials, litigation, etc.
  • Scott, Dred
  • Slavery--United States.
  • United States--History--19th Century.

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