William Lowndes Yancey Letter, 1858 June 15

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Lowndes Yancey Letter, 1858 June 15
Creator
Yancey, William Lowndes, 1814-1863
Extent
1 item
Subjects
Secession-- Southern States-- Sources.
Yancey, William Lowndes, 1814-1863.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Lawyer, Ala. legislator, and secessionist. Letter from Yancey to James Slaughter despairing of a political solutions to the nation's divisions and advocating the creation of "committees of safety all over the cotton states. .