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Collection Reference Number GLC01249
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1854 
Title Alexander Hamilton Stephens to Thomas W. Thomas discussing the Kansas Nebraska Act
Date 27 February 1854
Author Stephens, Alexander Hamilton (1812-1883)  
Recipient Thomas, Thomas W.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Stephens, future Confederate Vice President, discusses the Kansas Nebraska Act, which Stephens supported, and a brewing fight involving future Confederate General Robert Toombs.
Subjects African American History  Bleeding Kansas  Westward Expansion  Slavery  Politics  Law  
People Stephens, Alexander Hamilton (1812-1883)  Thomas, Thomas W. (d. 1864)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; Industry; Westward Expansion; Slavery & Abolition; Law; African Americans
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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