Telegrams sent to governors of South Carolina
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Conditions Governing Access
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.
Extent.25 linear feet (1 box)
Telegrams are from a variety of people, including the military, government officials, and civilians. Subjects concern slave trade, movements of ships, troops, and goods and services, among other topics.
- I. Telegrams from the American Telegraph Company, 1861
- II. Telegrams from The Southern Telegraph Companies, 1863-1864
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- South Carolina. Governor, recipient. Telegrams sent to governors of South Carolina, 1861-1864: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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