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Identifier: A0286-00179

Title: B154: Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) Collection, 1861-1895

Description: Contains letter of Davis to the Senate and House of Representatives, dated September 30, 1862, recommending appropriation for a war tax for Louisiana; letter of Davis to the House of Representatives, dated January 17, 1863, concerning a copy of an official report recently made by Colonel Imboden; copy of address of Davis to Missouri troops at Demopolis, Ala., dated September 14, 1863; letter of James A. Seddon, War Department, Richmond, Va., to President Davis, dated January 17, 1863, regarding the official report of Colonel Imboden in reference to the outrages perpetrated by General Milroy upon the people of Virginia; circular letter petitioning for aid for Davis, dated New Orleans, November 17, 1869; letter of John H. Reagan to Darwin C. Perry, dated August 15, 1895, refuting charges that Davis was autocratic; electoral tickets for Davis for president from Tennessee and Virginia, dated November 1861.


Place: United States

Dates: 1861-1895

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts

Maker/Creator: Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Politics and government
Armed Forces
Speeches, addresses, etc


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