John Slidell letters, 1842-1865 | Louisiana Research Collection
By LAC Group
ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection M-151
Primary Creator: Slidell, John, 1793-1871.
Extent: 1.0 Folders
Arrangement: Collection is arranged chronologically with transcripts in one folder.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1954
Subjects: Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884., Confederate States of America -- Foreign relations -- France., Confederate States of America -- Foreign relations -- Mexico., Confederate States of America -- History., Mint of the United States., Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873., Slidell, John, 1793-1871., Tyler, John, 1790-1862., Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869.
Forms of Material: Letters (correspondence)
Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884.
Confederate States of America -- Foreign relations -- France.
Confederate States of America -- Foreign relations -- Mexico.
Confederate States of America -- History.
Mint of the United States.
Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
Slidell, John, 1793-1871.
Tyler, John, 1790-1862.
Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. Due to fragility of the original item, patrons are asked to use the digital file. If access to the original is required, please make arrangements with a LaRC staff member.
Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Preferred Citation: John Slidell letters, Manuscripts Collection M-151, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Processing Information: Collection processed in 1955.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.
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[Folder 1: John Slidell letters, 1842 December 2; 1865 March 15],
- Folder 1: John Slidell letters, 1842 December 2; 1865 March 15
Two letters from John Slidell.
1842 December 2. John Slidell, New Orleans, to Senator Robert J. Walker, Washington, asking him to use his influence with President Tyler for the retention of Kennedy, the incumbent, as Superintendent of the Mint in New Orleans.
1865 March 15. John Slidell, Paris, to the Honorable J.P. Benjamin, Secretary of State, describing his interview on March 5 with the Emperor relative to the failure of France to recognize Confederate States. Includes transcriptions.