C.G. Memminger Papers, 1803-1915


C.G. Memminger Papers, 1803-1915

C.G. Memminger Papers, 1803-1915

C.G. Memminger was a lawyer of Charleston, S.C., and Secretary of the Treasury, Confederate States of America. The collection includes scattered papers, chiefly 1860-1868, of Christopher Gustavus Memminger, including letters, 1803-1812, from members of the Memminger family in Germany; letters, 1854, from Memminger to his wife, Mary Wilkinson Memminger, from Europe; correspondence relating to secession; some official correspondence as secretary of the Confederate Treasury; papers of Thomas B. Memminger, Confederate army surgeon; papers concerning Reconstruction in South Carolina; and an account book, 1838-1855, of expenses at Memminger's summer home at Flat Rock, N.C. Also included are a few personal letters of the Tracy family of Macon, Ga.

About 250 items (0.5 linear feet)


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Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888

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South Carolina legislator and Confederate Secretary of the Treasury; from Charleston, S.C. From the description of Papers, 1861-1878. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20030153 Lawyer and politician of Charleston, S.C.; member of: S.C. House, 1836-1852, 1855-1860, 1877; Secession convention, 1861; Board of Free School Commissioners of Charleston; drafter of Confederate constitution; Confederate Secretary of the Treasury, 1861-1864; President of the Etiwan Phospa...