University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Bessie L. Letts Essays, 1781-1860



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Letts, Bessie L.
Title: Letts, Bessie L., Essays
Dates: 1781-1860
Abstract: Historical narratives written by Bessie L. Letts entitled “John McPherson Berrien” and “The Democratic Movement in Georgia, 1821-1860”.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

John Macpherson Berrien was an eloquent lawyer, a U.S. senator, and the attorney general of the United States during U.S. president Andrew Jackson's administration. Berrien County, created in south Georgia in 1856, is named for him.

Source:

Johnson, Charles J. "John Macpherson Berrien (1781-1856)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 15 September 2014. Web. 14 December 2015.


Scope and Contents

Historical narratives written by Bessie L. Letts entitled “John McPherson Berrien” and “The Democratic Movement in Georgia, 1821-1860”.


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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Letts, Bessie L.--Archives
Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856
Subjects (Organizations)
Democratic Party (Ga.)
Subjects
Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865
Places
Georgia

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bessie L. Letts Essays, 1781-1860, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Inventory

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2R76 Essays
John MPherson Berrien
The Democratic Movement in Georgia, 1820-1860