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Richard Hawes papers, 1826-1877 (bulk dates), 1826-1877

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Title

Richard Hawes papers, 1826-1877 (bulk dates)

Date

1826-1877

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arrangement is roughly chronological.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Richard Hawes papers, 1826-1877, 1826-1877 (bulk dates), 1F67M-729, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 reel of microfilm (17 pieces)

Biography/History

Provisional (Confederate) Governor of Kentucky, 1862-1865.

Scope and Content

This is a collection on microfilm of some of the papers of Richard Hawes. It includes several letters from Henry Clay, and documents and letters concerning Hawes' activities during the Civil War, when he was Provisional Governor of Kentucky. Also included is a broadside containing Hawes's address as Provisional Governor.

Subjects

  • Hawes, R. (Richard), 1797-1877.
  • Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884.
  • Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 1823-1914.
  • Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
  • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.
  • Polk, Leonidas, bp, 1806-1864.
  • Seddon, James Alexander, 1815-1880.
  • Smith, Albert J.
  • Smith, G. W.
  • Politicians.
  • Kentucky--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865