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Title Senator Yulee's letter (published in Harper's Weekly on May 3, 1862)
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content Harper's Weekly reproduced a facsimile of a "remarkable" letter from Senator Yulee to Joseph Finegan, of the "Sovereignty Conference" of Florida. The article states that the letter reveals "the crooked purposes of the traitors who have plunged the country lots the present war." A New York Times correspondent found the letter in Fernandina while the town was occupied by Union forces. The letter concerns organization of the Confederacy.
Catalog Number 2006.056.001
Collection AIMH
Accession number 2006.056
Caption David Yulee letter from Harper's Weekly
Number of images 1
People Yulee, David
Finegan, Joseph
Davis
Slidell
Mallory
Search Terms Montgomery, AL
Sovereignty Convention
Tallahassee, FL
Subjects Confedracy
Classification War