University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Judah Philip Benjamin Correspondence, 1850-1866



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Benjamin, Judah Philip
Title: Judah Philip Benjamin Correspondence
Dates: 1850-1866
Abstract: Typescripts of letters concern Texas lands held by Benjamin (1811-1884), Louisiana senator and secretary of war for the Confederacy, and the legal assistance of James Harper Starr and Nathaniel C. Amory in connection with the lands.
Extent: 1 inch
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Benjamin (1811-1884) was a Louisiana senator and secretary of war for the Confederacy.


Scope and Contents

Typescripts of letters concern Texas lands held by Benjamin and the legal assistance of James Harper Starr and Nathaniel C. Amory in connection with the lands. Original letters are in the James Harper Starr Papers. There is one manuscript letter concerning Benjamin's authorization to Governor Francis R. Lubbock for the raising of troops, dated March 6, 1862.


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Index Terms

Subjects
Amory, Nathaniel C.
Benjamin, Judah Philip.
Starr, James Harper.
Real estate.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Judah Philip Benjamin Correspondence, 1850-1866, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


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Inventory

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2Q437 Correspondence, 1850-1866