Southern States -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Minutes and roll of Alabama's delegation, who were "accredited to the Baltimore and Richmond Democratic convention" in Richmond, Virginia, in 1860.
Abstract A substantial collection of papers and materials relating to James Bowron, one of the nineteenth century iron and mining pioneers in the Deep South. It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.
Overview Letter from the Governor of Mississippi to Alabama Governor John Murphy regarding an unsettled financial transaction between the two states.
Dates: 1828 October 29
Overview Letters from Brown, most of them to his friend and business associate General Ira R. Foster, Quartermaster General of the State of Georgia during the Civil War. Also contains copies of letters between Brown and Georgia politician Howell Cobb, regarding appointing Foster as a special railway postal agent for north Georgia and north Alabama.
Overview Letter from nephew to uncle discussing the chances of various political candidates in the 1860 election
Dates: 1860 September 17
Overview Typescript copy of a letter written by Clay, dated 1 July 1844, from his plantation, Ashland, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Stephen F. Miller of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, commenting on the possible annexation of Texas.
Dates: 1844 July 1
Overview Letters written to Charles H. Scott and others concerning Republican party politics in Alabama.
Overview Newspaper clippings, transcripts of interviews, press releases and presidential convention media packets, covering people and events and their influence on Alabama.
Overview The collection consists of one letter and two pamphlets related to trade and diplomacy in the antebellum South.
Dates: 1837 - 1860