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Secession -- Southern States.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charles C. Bolton Research Collection

Identifier: M672

This collection consists of Dr. Charles C. Bolton’s research materials for his scholarly works.

Dates: Circa 1990s

Judge Charles Gayarré Letter

Identifier: M145

The Judge Charles Gayarré Letter includes a two-page, front-and-back letter that defends the possibility of Louisiana seceding from the United States. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the Civil War and Louisiana history.

Dates: circa 1861

David “Pears” Smith Hiddle Manuscripts

Identifier: M459

The collection includes photocopies of two manuscripts entitled “Travels in America” written by David “Pears” Smith Hiddle as well as a typed transcript of the manuscripts.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1860s; 1891; 1904

"Political Correspondences" (Lowndes County, Miss.) Broadside

Identifier: M81
Scope and Contents This document is a broadside printed in Lowndes County, Mississippi in December, 1860. It was written by several citizens who opposed secession from the Union. The first section contains one group's wishes to secure their rights under constitutional means within the Union. They recommend that representatives be selected to attend the state convention which will consider what action is appropriate. The next section is the acceptance by two candidates, M. M. Rowan and E. B. Gaston, saying that...
Dates: December 1860

Virginia Governor's Communication Enclosing a Communication from the Commissioner from Mississippi

Identifier: M188

Pamphlet requesting urgent response to proposal for a convention of slave-holding states.

Dates: 1860

Virginia Governor's Communication Enclosing the Credentials of the Commissioner from Mississippi

Identifier: M189

Pamphlet aimed at gaining Virginia's support for a convention of slave-holding states.

Dates: February 1860