Skip to main content


Jefferson Davis

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Advertising receipt issued by the Richmond Examiner to the State Department, C.S.A.

 Collection — Box BW 29, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16523
Scope and Contents Advertising receipt acknowledging payment for inclusion of a printed version of President Jefferson Davis's December 23, 1862 proclamation ordering that "All commissioned officers in the command of said Benjamin F. Butler be declared not entitled to be considered as soldiers engaged in honourable warfare, but as common robbers and criminals deserving death." Partly printed receipt headed "Richmond Examiner," completed in manuscript and signed by Examiner manager R.F. Walker, Dec. 23, 1862,...
Dates: 1862, December 23

Dan Rupp letter to John J. Rupp

 Collection — Box BW 30, Folder: 1 [X032669088]
Identifier: MSS 16524
Content Description

Dan Rupp autograph letter on Hotel Vonderbank stationery signed December 11,1889 from New Orleans, Louisiana to his parents (John J. Rupp) in New York City, describing the funeral of Jefferson Davis. He mentions an African American band leading Confederate veterans. He describes Jefferson Davis as a rebel and a man without a country. He also describes the funeral as lacking in comparison to General Grant's funeral.

Dates: 1889 December 11