Published January 1997
by Louisiana State University Press .
Written in English
|Contributions||Lynda Lasswell Crist (Editor), Mary Seaton Dix (Editor), Kenneth H. Williams (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||552|
In volume 14 of The Papers of Jefferson Davis, the editors have drawn from over one hundred manuscript repositories and private collections, in addition to numerous published sources, to offer a compelling portrait of Davis over the last decade of his : Jefferson Davis. The final volume of The Papers of Jefferson Davis follows the former president of the Confederacy through the completion of his two monumental works on the history of the Confederate States of America. In the first, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government (), Davis sought to recast the Confederacy as a just and moral nation that was constitutionally correct in standing up for its. Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, December 6, ) was an American military officer, statesman, and leader of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, serving as the President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history, to Ratings: 0. Lynda Lasswell Crist, EditorMary Seaton Dix, CoeditorIntroduction by Frank E. VandiverVolume 7 of The Papers of Jefferson Davis offers a unique view of , the first year of the Confederacy, Davis' presidency, and the Civil January 21 Davis made his affecting farewell speech before a hushed Senate, then left for Mississippi. His uncertainty over a military or political course vanished.
The Papers of Jefferson Davis, a documentary editing project based at Rice University in Houston, Texas, has published () a 14 volume edition of his letters and speeches, several of which can be found on this web site. The site also provides extensive information on Davis and his family and numerous images. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson is the definitive edition of the papers of the author of the Declaration of Independence, our nation’s third president. Begun in as the first modern historical documentary edition, the project includes not only the letters Jefferson wrote but also those he received. Title Jefferson Davis papers, Summary Correspondence, articles, speeches, photocopies of land grants, newspaper clippings, notes of historian Nathaniel W. Stephenson summarizing letters and writings by Davis which were printed in The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (), and drafts of military reports concerning the Battle. The eleventh volume of The Papers of Jefferson Davis follows the last tumultuous months of the Confederacy and illuminates Davis's policies, feelings, ideas, and relationships, as well as the viewpoints of hundreds of southerners -- critics and supporters -- who asked for favors, pointed out abuses, and offered advice on myriad topics.
Lynda Lasswell Crist was editor of The Papers of Jefferson Davis from until completion of the project in Mary Seaton Dix edited The Papers of Jefferson Davis from until July, Kenneth H. Williams is director of publications for the Kentucky . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Papers of Jefferson Davis: Papers of Jefferson Davis, Vol. 1 by Jefferson Davis (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Volume 7 of The Papers of Jefferson Davis offers a unique view of , the first year of the Confederacy, Davis' presidency, and the Civil War. On January 21 Davis made his affecting farewell speech before a hushed Senate, then left for : Jefferson Davis, Lynda Lasswell Crist, Mary Seaton Dix. In volume 14 of The Papers of Jefferson Davis, the editors have drawn from over one hundred manuscript repositories and private collections, in addition to numerous published sources, to offer a compelling portrait of Davis over the last decade of his life.