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

Descriptive Summary

Title
John W. Stevenson letter to George Damphan : autograph letter signed,
Date
1860 March 7
Creator
Stevenson, J. W. (John White), 1812-1886
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Subjects
Slavery--United States.
United States--History--19th Century.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen
Preferred Citation
2010MS033 : [identification of item], John W. Stevenson letter to George Damphan : autograph letter signed, 1860 March 7, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

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.

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