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Collection Number: 01186

Collection Title: Stephen R. Mallory Papers, 1835-1873.

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Size 95 items.
Abstract MICROFILM ONLY. United States senator and Confederate secretary of the Navy, from Florida. Letters, chiefly 1835-1872, mainly from Stephen R. Mallory to his wife and children while he was a member of the United States Senate, in Richmond as secretary of the Confederate Navy, as a prisoner of the federal government, 1865, and in Pensacola, Fla., during Reconstruction. Topics include social and political events in Washington, D.C., 1858; wartime conditions in Richmond, Va.; conditions during Mallory's imprisonment, 1865; and his efforts to obtain a presidential pardon and re-establish himself in Pensacola, and the condition of the family home there; and letters, 1868-1871, to his son, Atilla, at college, giving him advice on social and study habits.
Creator Mallory, Stephen R. (Stephen Russell), 1813-1873.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Stephen R. Mallory Papers, #1186, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Location of Originals
Originals privately owned at time of filming.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A more complete finding aid for this collection is available at the Southern Historical Collection.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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United States senator and Confederate secretary of the Navy, from Florida.

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MICROFILM ONLY. Letters, chiefly 1835-1872, mainly from Stephen R. Mallory to his wife and children while he was a member of the United States Senate, in Richmond as secretary of the Confederate Navy, as a prisoner of the federal government, 1865, and in Pensacola, Fla., during Reconstruction. Topics include social and political events in Washington, D.C., 1858; wartime conditions in Richmond, Va.; conditions during Mallory's imprisonment, 1865; and his efforts to obtain a presidential pardon and re-establish himself in Pensacola, and the condition of the family home there; and letters, 1868-1871, to his son, Atilla, at college, giving him advice on social and study habits.

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Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

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