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Document Details


Title: Letter from John Gill Shorter to Joseph Emerson Brown, January 3, 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=S1594-D006
Original Language: English
Time span: 1861
Speaker: Shorter, John Gill, 1818-1872
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 23-Apr-1818
Speaker place of birth: Monticello, GA; Georgia; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Judge; Lawyer; State governor
Age at speaking: 43
Document location: Milledgeville, GA
Document date: 03-Jan-1861
Locations discussed: Alabama; Georgia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alabama; Georgia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Economics; Politics; Secession; Slavery; State government; States' rights
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1594-D006-5486