J. L. M. Curry papers, 1890-1903 [manuscript].


J. L. M. Curry papers, 1890-1903 [manuscript].

Two letters from Grover Cleveland, and one each from James Bryce and Wade Hampton, to Curry concerning Curry's work with the Slater Fund for the education of freedmen. Also included are a description of an incident in the Confederate Congress, written by Curry, and a hymn written for his memorial service.

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Hampton, Wade, 1818-1902

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Wade Hampton (1818-1902) was a planter, Confederate officer, governor of South Carolina, and United States senator. From the guide to the Wade Hampton Papers, ., 1813-1891, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) South Carolina governor. From the description of Letter : Columbia, S.C., to Gen. Conner, 1880 October 31. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140158 Confederate Army off...

Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe), 1825-1903

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Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator, of Richmond, Va. From the description of Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry papers, 1854-1931; (bulk 1882-1903). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19490877 From the description of Papers, 1881-1884 [microform]. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 63123465 From the guide to the Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry Papers, 1854-1931, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke Uni...