A Guide to the Judah Philip Benjamin Correspondence, 1850-1866
Benjamin (1811-1884) was a Louisiana senator and secretary of war for the Confederacy.
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.
Judah Philip Benjamin Correspondence, 1850-1866, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Detailed Description of the Papers