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Collection Reference Number GLC04320
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1852 
Title Alexander Hamilton Stephens to Daniel Webster discussing the upcoming Presidential election
Date 21 August 1852
Author Stephens, Alexander Hamilton (1812-1883)  
Recipient Webster, Daniel  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses the upcoming 1852 Presidential Election and various candidates and nominations. States his views on where Southern support lies for the upcoming nomination. Tells Webster his support in the south is solid, and encourages Webster not to endorse Winfield Scott, who he strongly opposes.
Subjects Election  Politics  Government and Civics  Union General  Confederate General or Leader  
People Webster, Daniel (1782-1852)  Stephens, Alexander Hamilton (1812-1883)  
Place written Crawfordsville, Georgia
Theme Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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