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Letter from Augusta Jane Evans to Hon. H.L. Benning, January 13, 1861

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Evans, Augusta J. (Augusta Jane), 1835-1909
Title: Letter from Augusta Jane Evans to Hon. H.L. Benning, January 13, 1861
Date: 1861 Jan. 13
Description: Georgia author Augusta Jane Evans writes her cousin, Georgia Supreme Court judge, Muscogee County representative at the 1861 Georgia State Convention, and Confederate general Henry Lewis Benning, in a letter dated January 13, 1861 about a pro-Union memorial to be presented at the January 16, 1861 state convention that she has been asked to sign. Evans indicates that she does not wish to be associated with the memorial at all.
Subjects: Georgia. Convention of the People (1861 : Milledgeville and Savannah, Ga.) | Secession--Georgia | Georgia--Politics and government--1861-1865 | Columbus (Ga.) | Muscogee County (Ga.)
Contributors: Columbus State University. Archives
Online Publisher: Columbus, Ga. : Columbus State University, Schwob Library, Archives, 2005
Original Material: Letter from Augusta Jane Evans to Hon. H. L. Benning, January 13, 1861, Box 1, Folder 9, Louise Jones Dubose Papers, Columbus State University Archives
Rights and Usage: Permission to publish original material from the Louise Jones Dubose Papers must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required: [Title of Collection], Columbus State University Archives, Columbus, Georgia.
Persistent Link to Item: http://archives.columbusstate.edu/LGunbyJonesDubose/benningletter.php

Related Institutions: Columbus State University. Archives
Collection Information: Louise Jones DuBose Papers