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Document Details


Title: Letter from Jefferson Finis Davis, April 29, 1861
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1548-D013
Original Language: English
Time span: 1861
Speaker: Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 03-Jun-1808
Speaker place of birth: Todd County, KY; Kentucky; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Head of state; Military personnel; U.S. Representative; U.S. Senator
Age at speaking: 53
Document location: Montgomery, AL
Document date: 29-Apr-1861
Organizations discussed: Constitutional Convention : 1787 May 25-Sept. 17 : Philadelphia, PA
Locations discussed: Confederate States of America; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Confederate States of America; Constitutional Convention : 1787 May 25-Sept. 17 : Philadelphia, PA; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abolitionism; Confederate constitution; Diplomatic missions; Economics; Finance; Government agencies; Military; Military recruitment; Military victories; National government; Navy ships; Politics; Privateers; Slavery; Sociology; States' rights; Wartime economy
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1548-D013-2108