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Collection Number: 02638-z

Collection Title: J. H. Rogers Papers, 1903.

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Size 7 items
Abstract John Henry Rogers, 1845-1911, was born in Bertie County, N.C.; moved to Mississippi in 1852; served in the Confederate army; studied law at the University of Mississippi; practiced law in Fort Smith, Ark., beginning in 1869; served as state district judge in Arkansas, 1877-1882; was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1882 and served until 1892; served as federal judge for the western district of Arkansas, 1896 until his death in 1911. Speech delivered at a reunion of Confederate veterans in New Orleans in 1903, by John H. Rogers, arguing the constitutional validity of Southern secession; a biographical sketch of Rogers; transcriptions of newspaper articles about Rogers; and a copy of a photograph of Rogers.
Creator Rogers, J. H. (John Henry), 1845-1911.
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 J. H. Rogers Papers #2638-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from William S. Lovell of Birmingham, Ala. in 1943 and John E. Tyler of Roxobel, N.C., in May 1996 (Acc. 96056).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Speech delivered at a reunion of Confederate veterans in New Orleans in 1903, by John H. Rogers, arguing the constitutional validity of Southern secession; a biographical sketch of Rogers; transcriptions of newspaper articles about Rogers; and a copy of a photograph of Rogers.

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Processed by: Linda Sellars, January 1997

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