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Catalog Number MS 755-01-01-04
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content Assembled by the Georgia Historical Society, this collection consists of four items relating to Alexander Hamilton Stephens. First is a letter from John L. Stephens to his brother, A. H. Stephens. The letter contains news of their brother, Linton, and other members of the family, specifically, trouble with Lindsay. The second item is Stephens' holograph recommendation for a person not named. Item three is a facsimile of a letter from Abraham Lincoln to Alexander H. Stephens in regards to a prisoner exchange. Lincoln has agreed to release Stephens' nephew in exchange for a prisoner, at Richmond, of equal rank whose health would require his release. The final item in the collection is a newspaper clipping from The Savannah Republican, March 23, 1861, of a speech by Alexander H. Stephens delivered at Savannah Atheneum on March 21, 1861.
Creator Georgia Historical Society
Title Newspaper clipping from The Savannah Republican, March 23, 1861, of speech of Alexander H. Stephens delivered at Savannah Atheneum on March 21, 1861
Copyrights Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection Alexander Hamilton Stephens letters and clipping
Subjects Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons
Letters (correspondence)
People Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865