Jefferson Davis letter,

Descriptive Summary

Title
Jefferson Davis letter,
Date
1886 June 13
Creator
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Subjects
Correspondence.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2011MS140: [identification of item], Jefferson Davis letter, 1886 June 13, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Jefferson Davis (1809-1889) was a Mexican War veteran, senator, secretary of war, and the only president of the Confederate States of America.
Rafuse, Ethan S. Jefferson Davis (1809-1889). Encyclopedia Virginia. Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. 5 April 2011. Web. 2 December 2011.
Scope and Content
The collection contains a copy of a letter from Jefferson Davis to an unnamed correspondent, discussing the happenings of congress in the 1850s such as the Missouri Compromise.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
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