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William Lowndes Yancey Letter, 1858 June 15

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Title

William Lowndes Yancey Letter

Date

1858 June 15

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], William Lowndes Yancey Letter, 1858 June 15, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 item

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. .

Subjects

  • Secession-- Southern States-- Sources.
  • Yancey, William Lowndes, 1814-1863.

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