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Box SC1800-1849.001


Contains 1 Collection or Record:


 File — Box: SC1800-1849.001, Folder: 3760.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains an original printed copy of Henry Watkins Collier's inaugural address as the governor of Alabama in 1849. Three years earlier in 1846, the legislature had moved the seat of government to Montgomery, where a new capitol was constructed on Goat Hill. There the legislature certified Collier's election on November 16, 1849. The title page of the address is dated November 17, 1849, which was the day following the certification. Barely a month later, on December 14, three...
Dates: 1849 November 17