University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Lyman J. Bailey Papers, 1905



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bailey, Lyman J.
Title: Lyman J. Bailey Papers
Dates: 1905
Abstract: Volume contains Bailey's correspondence with John H. Reagan and Walter B. Hill in his effort to clarify Abraham Lincoln's stand on compensation to slave owners for voluntarily emancipated slaves as supposedly voiced at the Hampton Roads Conference of 3 February 1865.
Accession No.: OCLC number 22951625
Extent: 1 volume
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Volume contains Bailey's correspondence with John H. Reagan and Walter B. Hill in his effort to clarify Abraham Lincoln's stand on compensation to slave owners for voluntarily emancipated slaves as supposedly voiced at the Hampton Roads Conference of 3 February 1865. Walter B. Hill was chancellor of the University of Georgia when he wrote an article for The Youth's Companion concerning Abraham Lincoln's stand on compensation for slaves. Papers also contain newspaper clippings by and about Hill concerning reconciliation of North and South.


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Index Terms

Subjects
Bailey, Lyman J.--Archives.
Hill, Walter Bernard, 1851-1905.
Slavery--United States--Emancipation.
Slavery--United States--History--Sources.

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Preferred Citation

Lyman J. Bailey Papers, 1905, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


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2Q418 Papers, 1905