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The Papers of Jefferson Davis : 1871-1879

By: Davis, Jefferson.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The Papers of Jefferson Davis: Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2012Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (769 p.).ISBN: 9780807139073.Subject(s): Confederate States of America -- History -- Sources | Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 -- Archives | Presidents -- Confederate States of America -- ArchivesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Papers of Jefferson Davis : 1871-1879DDC classification: 973.7 | 973.713 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Introduction; Acknowledgments; Editorial Staff; Editorial Method; Editorial Symbols and Abbreviations; Repository Symbols; Contents; Chronology, 1871-79; The Papers of Jefferson Davis Annotated Documents; 1871; From Benjamin T. Montgomery . . . February 20; Speech in Selma . . . March [20]; To Virginia Tunstall Clay . . . March 29; To Frank H. Alfriend . . . April 28; Speech in Augusta . . . May 25; Speech in Atlanta . . . May 27; To Carey W. Styles . . . June 5; To Varina Howell Davis . . . June 7; To Varina Howell Davis . . . June 30; To A. Dudley Mann . . . July 15
Public Statement . . . July 21To A. Dudley Mann . . . November 7; To C. C. Clay . . . December 29; 1872; To J. H. D. Bowmar . . . March 31; To J. Stoddard Johnston . . . July 29; To Oscella Harris Blandy . . . August 6; To Varina Howell Davis . . . September 29; To Louise Whistler Helm . . . October 29; 1873; To Varina Howell Davis . . . January 14; To A. J. B. Beresford Hope . . . May 15; Speech at the Southern Historical Convention . . . August 18; To Varina Howell Davis . . . August 24; Interview with Memphis Appeal . . . August 30; To Varina Howell Davis . . . September 7
Remarks in Vicksburg . . . December 27To Varina Howell Davis . . . December 29; 1874; To Varina Howell Davis . . . January 21; To Varina Howell Davis . . . February 26-March 3; To William Preston Johnston . . . March 5; To Varina Howell Davis . . . March 29-April 2; To Varina Howell Davis . . . April 26; To William Preston Johnston . . . June 13; To Jefferson Davis, Jr. . . . July 21; Speech in Memphis . . . August 28; To Philip Phillips . . . September 26; To Varina Howell Davis . . . October 30; To John C. Breckinridge . . . December 26; 1875; To Varina Howell Davis . . . March 10
Speech in Houston . . . May 11To Varina Howell Davis . . . May 15; To William F. Mellen . . . May 27; To Dabney H. Maury . . . August 2; To William Mercer Green . . . August 18; To Varina Howell Davis . . . October 28; To Varina Howell Davis . . . November 9; To Varina Howell Davis . . . December 3; 1876; To Varina Howell Davis . . . January 11; To Margaret Davis Hayes . . . January 19; To Stilson Hutchins . . . February 12; To J. William Jones . . . May 10; To Varina Howell Davis . . . [October 28]; To A. Dudley Mann . . . November 10; To Varina Howell Davis . . . December 24; 1877
To Margaret Davis Hayes . . . February 1To Varina Howell Davis . . . February 26; To Margaret Davis Hayes . . . March 26; To William Preston Johnston . . . April 14; To Varina Howell Davis . . . May 1; To John H. Reagan . . . August 9; 1878; To Varina Howell Davis . . . February 16; To William Preston Johnston . . . March 26; To Crafts J. Wright . . . June 3; To Frank Stringfellow . . . June 4; To J. Addison Hayes . . . June 18; To J. Addison Hayes . . . October 12; To Varina Anne Davis . . . November 27; 1879; To Varina Howell Davis . . . January 12; To Varina Howell Davis . . . March 15
To James Lyons . . . May 15
Summary: Volume 13 of The Papers of Jefferson Davis follows the former president of the Confederacy as he becomes head of the Carolina Life Insurance Company of Memphis and attempts to gain a financial foothold for his newly reunited family. Having lost everything in the Civil War and spent two years immediately afterwards in federal prison, Davis faced a mounting array of financial woes, health problems, and family illnesses and tragedies in the 1870s. Despite setbacks during this decade, Davis also began a quest to rehabilitate his image and protect his historical legacy.
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Cover; Introduction; Acknowledgments; Editorial Staff; Editorial Method; Editorial Symbols and Abbreviations; Repository Symbols; Contents; Chronology, 1871-79; The Papers of Jefferson Davis Annotated Documents; 1871; From Benjamin T. Montgomery . . . February 20; Speech in Selma . . . March [20]; To Virginia Tunstall Clay . . . March 29; To Frank H. Alfriend . . . April 28; Speech in Augusta . . . May 25; Speech in Atlanta . . . May 27; To Carey W. Styles . . . June 5; To Varina Howell Davis . . . June 7; To Varina Howell Davis . . . June 30; To A. Dudley Mann . . . July 15

Public Statement . . . July 21To A. Dudley Mann . . . November 7; To C. C. Clay . . . December 29; 1872; To J. H. D. Bowmar . . . March 31; To J. Stoddard Johnston . . . July 29; To Oscella Harris Blandy . . . August 6; To Varina Howell Davis . . . September 29; To Louise Whistler Helm . . . October 29; 1873; To Varina Howell Davis . . . January 14; To A. J. B. Beresford Hope . . . May 15; Speech at the Southern Historical Convention . . . August 18; To Varina Howell Davis . . . August 24; Interview with Memphis Appeal . . . August 30; To Varina Howell Davis . . . September 7

Remarks in Vicksburg . . . December 27To Varina Howell Davis . . . December 29; 1874; To Varina Howell Davis . . . January 21; To Varina Howell Davis . . . February 26-March 3; To William Preston Johnston . . . March 5; To Varina Howell Davis . . . March 29-April 2; To Varina Howell Davis . . . April 26; To William Preston Johnston . . . June 13; To Jefferson Davis, Jr. . . . July 21; Speech in Memphis . . . August 28; To Philip Phillips . . . September 26; To Varina Howell Davis . . . October 30; To John C. Breckinridge . . . December 26; 1875; To Varina Howell Davis . . . March 10

Speech in Houston . . . May 11To Varina Howell Davis . . . May 15; To William F. Mellen . . . May 27; To Dabney H. Maury . . . August 2; To William Mercer Green . . . August 18; To Varina Howell Davis . . . October 28; To Varina Howell Davis . . . November 9; To Varina Howell Davis . . . December 3; 1876; To Varina Howell Davis . . . January 11; To Margaret Davis Hayes . . . January 19; To Stilson Hutchins . . . February 12; To J. William Jones . . . May 10; To Varina Howell Davis . . . [October 28]; To A. Dudley Mann . . . November 10; To Varina Howell Davis . . . December 24; 1877

To Margaret Davis Hayes . . . February 1To Varina Howell Davis . . . February 26; To Margaret Davis Hayes . . . March 26; To William Preston Johnston . . . April 14; To Varina Howell Davis . . . May 1; To John H. Reagan . . . August 9; 1878; To Varina Howell Davis . . . February 16; To William Preston Johnston . . . March 26; To Crafts J. Wright . . . June 3; To Frank Stringfellow . . . June 4; To J. Addison Hayes . . . June 18; To J. Addison Hayes . . . October 12; To Varina Anne Davis . . . November 27; 1879; To Varina Howell Davis . . . January 12; To Varina Howell Davis . . . March 15

To James Lyons . . . May 15

Volume 13 of The Papers of Jefferson Davis follows the former president of the Confederacy as he becomes head of the Carolina Life Insurance Company of Memphis and attempts to gain a financial foothold for his newly reunited family. Having lost everything in the Civil War and spent two years immediately afterwards in federal prison, Davis faced a mounting array of financial woes, health problems, and family illnesses and tragedies in the 1870s. Despite setbacks during this decade, Davis also began a quest to rehabilitate his image and protect his historical legacy.

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<p>Lynda Lasswell Crist has been editor of The Papers of Jefferson Davis since 1979.<br> Suzanne Scott Gibbs has been assistant editor of The Papers of Jefferson Davis since 2006.<br> T. Michael Parrish is Linden Bowers Professor of American History at Baylor University and the author of Richard Taylor, Soldier Prince of Dixie.</p>

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