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 File — Box: SC1800-1849.001, Folder: 0642.1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: This collection consists of five letters written from Washington, DC, by then Senator Sampson W. Harris of Alabama. Two of the letters, dated 28 June 1848 and 2 August 1848, are to the editors of the Congressional Globe requesting copies of that publication. Two of the other three letters, dated 22 August 1855 and 13 March 1856 are to the Honorable J.C. Dobbin, Secretary of the Navy, requesting the appointment of Mr. R.T. Thom of Montgomery, Alabama, to the post of purser in the Navy. The final letter is also to the Honorable J.C. Dobbin, dated 13 February 1857, naming Andrew Jefferson Clark of Jacksonville, Benton County, Alabama, to a vacancy at the Naval School.


  • 1848-1857

Conditions Governing Access



From the Collection: 0.05 Linear Feet (5 items, 8 pages)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266