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    • John A. Warder letter, 1852 November 15

    • Affleck, Thomas, 1812-1868.; Horticulture--United States--Societies, etc.; Southern States--Intellectual life--19th century.
    • Letter from Jno [John] A. Warder, horticulturist and editor of the Western Horticultural Review, to Thomas Affleck. Warder mentions Afflecks recent appointment to a committee in one of the many societies Warder was associated with (probably the...
    • Thomas Affleck Papers, Mss. 3, 4, 1110, 1263, 1264, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Campaign document no. 2

    • American Party.; Southern States--Social conditions--19th century.; Campaign literature, 1855--Democratic--Louisiana.; United States--Politics and government--1853-1857.
    • 16 p. ; 25 cm.
    • Democratic Party (La.), Campaign document no. 2 (New Orleans: Printed at the office of the Louisiana Courier, 1855)
    • Alie Austen McMurran letter, 1856 November

    • Austen, George, d. 1876.; McMurran, John T., 1807-1866.; McMurran, John T., Jr.; McMurran, Mary Louise, 1814-1891.; Plantation life--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.; Slaves--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.; Riverside Plantation (Miss.); Melrose...
    • Letter from Alie McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., to her father, George Austen. Alie describes her arrival at Riverside Plantation and recounts her reception by and impressions of the slaves, plantation life, her responsibilities as a slave...
    • McMurran-Austen Family Papers, Mss. 4795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Alie Austen McMurran letter, 1861 May 7

    • Austen, George, Mrs.; Secession--Southern States.; Slaves--Mississippi.; Abolitionists--United States.; Mississippi--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Letter from Alie McMurran, Melrose, Natchez, to her mother, Mrs. George Austen, Baltimore County, Maryland, regarding men preparing for war and her disdain for Maryland that it did not secede early, as states on both sides will find her present...
    • McMurran-Austen Family Papers, Mss. 4795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Antal  Vállas letter, 1861 November 11

    • Boyd, David French, 1834-1899.; Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy.; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects.
    • Letter from Antal Vállas, Seminary, La., to David F. Boyd, 9th Regiment, Louisiana Volunteers, Manassas, Va., describing his efforts to reopen the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy, which he says Boyd has urged him to do. ...
    • David French Boyd Papers, Mss. 40, 99, 794, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Antal  Vállas letter, 1861 August 19

    • Boyd, David French, 1834-1899.; Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy.; Military education--Louisiana.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Letter from Antal Vállas, Seminary, La., to David F. Boyd, 9th Regiment, Louisiana Volunteers, Manassas, Va., reporting that the Board of Supervisors decided to suspend operation of the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy,...
    • David French Boyd Papers, Mss. 40, 99, 794, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 April 16

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871.; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)--Siege, 1861.; Houma (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler relates news of the bombardment of Ft. Sumter and excitement in Houma:""those who wished to go (nearly all had signed an agreement to that effect, among...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Donald Mackay letter, 1862 April 14

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Confederate States of America. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.
    • Letter from Donald Mackay, Baton Rouge, La., to Margaret Butler relates his son's fear he won't be old enough for the army, but worries 'I fear he will be before the war is over.' He laments very eloquently about the state of affairs, remarking...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1863 March 8

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Duncan, Stephen, 1787-1867.; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Religious aspects.
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Natchez, to Margaret Butler, informing her that she is now living in Natchez because she had to leave her home in Terrebonne Parish, La. The first four pages are mostly gossip, but then she recounts her discussion...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 March 5

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Gardens--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; Unionists (United States Civil War)--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; Secession--Southern States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.;...
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler regarding her garden and her opposition to the war. She admits her anger at hearing secession justified and likened to the American Revolution,...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 June 7

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864.; Gardens--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.; United States--History--Civil...
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler discusses a female relative at Evergreen Plantation who is there by herself after her husband left, expressing admiration for her doing that. She...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • C.K. Marshall letter, 1854 October 23

    • Cartwright, Samuel A. (Samuel Adolphus), 1793-1863.; Slavery--United States--Religious aspects.; Slavery in the Bible.; Textbooks--Southern States.
    • Letter from C.K. Marshall, Vicksburg, to Samuel Cartwright, New Orleans, defending slavery in biblical terms and stressing need for southern books in southern schools, giving examples of problematic northern books.
    • Samuel A. Cartwright and Family Papers, Mss. 2471, 2499, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • John Quitman letter, 1850 October 2

    • Cartwright, Samuel A. (Samuel Adolphus), 1793-1863.; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.; Compromise of 1850.; Secession--Southern States.; Texas--Politics and government--1846-1865.; United States--Politics and government--1849-1853.
    • Letter from Governor John Quitman, Jackson, Miss., to Samuel Cartwright, New Orleans, advocating secession and militant states' rights, refuting Daniel Webster's speech on California (in relation to the Compromise of 1850), and commenting...
    • Samuel A. Cartwright and Family Papers, Mss. 2471, 2499, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Parade polka march

    • Confederate States of America--Songs and music.; Polkas--Confederate States of America.; Marches--Confederate States of America.; Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.)
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    • Theodore von Lahache, Parade Polka March (New Orleans: L. Grunewald, 1861)
    • Hopkins' New Orleans 5 cent song book

    • Confederate States of America--Songs and music.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Songs and music.
    • 17 p. : ill. ; 14 cm.
    • Hopkins' New Orleans 5 cent song book (New Orleans: J. Hopkins, printer, 1861)
    • Washington Artillery polka

    • Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.)--Songs and music.; Polkas--Louisiana--New Orleans.
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    • Auguste Davis, Washington Artillery Polka (New Orleans: P. P. Werlein & Halsey, 1860)
    • President Jefferson Davis grand march

    • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889--Songs and music. Confederate States of America--Songs and music. Marches--Confederate States of America.
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    • Flora Byrne, President Jefferson Davis Grand March (New Orleans: P.P. Werlein & Halsey, 1861)
    • Our first president

    • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889--Songs and music.; Confederate States of America--Songs and music.
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    • P. Rivinac, Our First President (New Orleans: A.E. Blackmar & Bro., 1861)
    • Thomas Affleck letter, 1851 November 7

    • De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867.; De Bow's review of the southern and western states.; Agriculture--Southern States--Periodicals.; Southern States--Intellectual life--19th century.
    • Letter (in letterbook) from Thomas Affleck to J.D.B. DeBow of New Orleans, editor and publisher of DeBows Review. DeBow shared Afflecks commitment to scientific agriculture and development of southern publications. In response to DeBows request,...
    • Thomas Affleck Papers, Mss. 3, 4, 1110, 1263, 1264, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Robert M. Lusher diary, 1862

    • District courts--Confederate States of America.; District courts--Louisiana.; Taxation--Confederate States of America.; Taxation--Louisiana.
    • Lusher's 1862 diary includes daily activities in performance of duties as clerk of the Confederate States District Court and chief tax collector for Louisiana during the Civil War. Volume 4.
    • Robert M. Lusher Papers, Mss. 696, 788, 1025, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Robert M. Lusher diary, 1863-1864

    • District courts--Confederate States of America.; District courts--Louisiana.; Taxation--Confederate States of America.; Taxation--Louisiana.
    • Lusher's 1863-1864 diary includes daily activities in performance of duties as clerk of the Confederate States District Court and chief tax collector for Louisiana during the Civil War.
    • Robert M. Lusher Papers, Mss. 696, 788, 1025, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Robert M. Lusher diary, 1863

    • District courts--Confederate States of America.; District courts--Louisiana.; Taxation--Confederate States of America.; Taxation--Louisiana.
    • Lusher's 1863 diary includes daily activities in performance of duties as clerk of the Confederate States District Court and chief tax collector for Louisiana during the Civil War. Volume 5.
    • Robert M. Lusher Papers, Mss. 696, 788, 1025, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • The Parlor magazine

    • Education--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Regionalism--Southern States--History--19th century.
    • 1 v. ; 22 cm. Serial Range: v. 1, no. 1-2; Jan.-Feb. 1857.
    • V.E. Wilhelmine McCord, The Parlor Magazine (New Orleans: Printed by E. C. Wharton, 1857)
    • Stephen Ellis letter, 1852 October 28

    • Ellis, C. J.; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866.; Slavery--Political aspects--Louisiana.; Presidents--United States--Election--1852.; Louisiana--Politics and government--1803-1865.
    • Letter from Stephen Ellis in Franklinton, La., to his brother, C.J. Ellis. Stephen says he's the only ""Scott"" man in the parish. He supports the new state constitution but notes ""powerful opposition"" to it.""There are people here that believe...
    • Buck-Ellis Family Papers, Mss. 4820, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • E. John Ellis diary, 1865 February-March (vol. 1)

    • Ellis, Ezekiel John, 1840-1889.; Johnson Island Prison.; Prisoners of war--Ohio.; Missionary Ridge, Battle of, Tenn., 1863--Personal narratives, Confederate.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Volume one of Ezekiel John Ellis' diary (February-March 1865) begins with a retrospective account by Ellis of the events leading up to the Civil War and his service in the war before his capture and imprisonment at Johnson Island in 1863. This...
    • E. John Ellis Diary, Mss. 2795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • E. John Ellis diary, 1865 April-October (vol. 2)

    • Ellis, Ezekiel John, 1840-1889.; Johnson Island Prison.; Prisoners of war--Ohio.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Fiction.; Secession--Southern States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.; United States--Politics and...
    • In volume two of Ezekiel John Ellis' diary (April-October 1865), Ellis documents his daily observations and experiences as a prisoner of war. He considers the justification for war, the defeat of the Confederate States, and the political...
    • E. John Ellis Diary, Mss. 2795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Edward J. Gay arms permit, 1864 April 27

    • Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889.; Firearms--Law and legislation--Louisiana--Iberville Parish.; Iberville Parish (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects.
    • An arms permit given to Edward Gay by the provost marshal allows him to have a shotgun and revolver for three months for self defense and hunting.
    • Edward J. Gay and Family Papers, Mss. 1295, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • P.E. Jennings letter, 1858 August 25

    • Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemine.; Slaves--Louisiana--Plaquemine--Social life and customs.
    • Letter written to Edward Gay from Mayor P.E. Jennings that informs him several slaves were found drunk and gambling at the house of a free African-American woman. Jennings also comments that the Plaquemine council has banned all free African...
    • Edward J. Gay and Family Papers, Mss. 1295, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Edward J. Gay certificate, 1864 August 20

    • Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--Iberville Parish.; Slave labor--Louisiana--Iberville Parish.; Iberville Parish (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Confiscations and contributions.
    • Certificate stating that Edward Gay has furnished labor to the Union and that he is a loyal citizen of the U.S. and his plantation and property are not to be disturbed by any officer of the government unless by specific orders from Headquarters...
    • Edward J. Gay and Family Papers, Mss. 1295, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1865 February 3

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893.; Soul, Pierre, 1801-1870.; American Confederate voluntary exiles--Mexico.; Columbus (Miss.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Columbus, Miss., to Charles Gayarré describes the country as crowded with ""whipped men and reconstructionists." He also discusses a possible stand west of the Mississippi River, the flight of Pierre Soule to Mexico, and...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1865 January 31

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Benjamin, J. p.), (Judah Philip), 1811-1884.; Sherman's March to the Sea.; Slaves--Emancipation--United States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Peace.; Confederate States of America--Politics and...
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, South Carolina, to Charles Gayarré discusses hard times in the Confederate government and army, Sherman's march to the sea, prospects of peace, and slave emancipation. He also contrasts the calmness of Judah P. Benjamin...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1863 October 12

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.; Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888.; Soul, Pierre, 1801-1870.; Confederate States of America--Politics and government.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Alabama, to Charles Gayarré discusses hard times, the ""black villainy"" of Wilson, Gayarre's adversity, a visit with Jefferson Davis and the Confederate cabinet, the despair of C.G. Meminger over Confederate...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1861 August 28

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Generals--Confederate States of America.; Confederate States of America--Politics and government.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Richmond, Va., to Charles Gayarré discusses the possible appointment of John Slidell, whom he derisively calls ""King John," to Europe; the inability of Jefferson Davis to deal effectively with politicians; the...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1862 January 8

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Loans--Confederate States of America.; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Blockades.; Confederate States of America--Economic conditions.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Richmond, Va., to Charles Gayarré comments on the Federal blockade of New Orleans and the arrangement of a Confederate loan.
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1862 June 22

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Lovell, Mansfield, 1822-1884.; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893.; Fugitive slaves--Confederate States of America.; New Orleans (La.)--History--Capture, 1862.; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Charleston, S.C., to Charles Gayarré blames Mansfield Lovell for the fall of New Orleans and discusses civilian attitudes toward the war in Richmond and Charleston, the desertion of slaves along the coast, foreign aid,...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1863 November 29

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888.; Cotton trade--Confederate States of America.; Money--Confederate States of America.; Plantations--Mississippi.; Confederate States of America--Politics and...
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, South Carolina, to Charles Gayarré discusses government frauds, presents Gayarre's ideas of cotton trade to C.G. Memminger, discusses currency difficulties and the price of cotton, and mentions the purchase of a...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1861 August 7

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888.; Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.; Legislators--Confederate States of America.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Richmond, Va., to Charles Gayarré describes conditions in Richmond and reports he accepted a post under C.G. Memminger, Confederate States Treasurer. He reports conflicts among Slidell, Perkins, and other Louisiana...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1861 December 16

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Speculation--Confederate States of America.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Richmond, Va., to Charles Gayarré discusses his work under C.G. Memminger, the ""Judge's"" attitude toward Slidell and Gayarré land and slave speculation, and the exchange of prisoners.
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1861 October 28

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.; Slave labor--Confederate States of America.; Confederate States of America--Politics and government.; Confederate States of America--Foreign relations--Europe.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Richmond, Va., to Charles Gayarré discusses family matters, comments favorably on the health of Jefferson Davis and his possible re-election, states that the European appointments are temporary (even ""Slidell still wans...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1861 July 4

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.; Confederate States of America--Politics and government.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, near Nashville, Tenn., to Charles Gayarré points out that it is the fourth of July and what did it get us, a despotism more absolute and irrepressible than we left. He agrees with Gayarré that it will be a short war,...
    • Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Robert Wickliffe letter, 1859 November 7

    • Graham, George Mason, 1807-1891.; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.; Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy.; Education, Higher--Louisiana.
    • Letter from Robert Wickliffe, Baton Rouge, La., sent to General [George Mason Graham] via William T. Sherman, who Wickliffe assures Graham he will like. He discusses the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, including implementing a drummer and...
    • David French Boyd Papers, Mss. 40, 99, 794, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • W.H. Pearce letter, 1860 December 3

    • Gurley, John W.; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.; Nationalism--United States--Religious aspects.; Secession--Southern States.
    • Letter from W.H. Pearce, Livingston Parish, La., to John Gurley, New Orleans, regarding the threat of secession and statements that greed and demagogues are to blame, his hope that leaders take up Henry Clay and Daniel Webster's efforts to preserve...
    • John W. Gurley Papers, Mss. 507, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Thomas Affleck letter, 1854 April 21

    • Hand, Williams and Wilcox (Law firm : Charleston, S.C." Affleck, Thomas, 1812-1868. Affleck's southern rural almanac and plantation and garden calendar.; Almanacs, American--Southern States.
    • Letter (in letterbook) from Thomas Affleck to Hand, Williams, and Wilcox, Charleston, South Carolina. Affleck solicits the firm as advertisers for the almanac, saying the circulation of the 1854 edition is over 100,000. He boasts, The S.R.A....
    • Thomas Affleck Papers, Mss. 3, 4, 1110, 1263, 1264, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Edward J. Gay letter, 1861 January 17

    • Janin, L.; Secession--Louisiana.; Iberville Parish (La.)--Politics and government--19th century.
    • Letter from Edward J. Gay to L. Janin informs him that the people of his parish (Iberville Parish, La.) tried unsuccessfully to elect conservatives to temper the desire for secession.
    • Edward J. Gay and Family Papers, Mss. 1295, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

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