Manuscript Collection

A Discourse Before the General Assembly of South Carolina on December 10, 1863 - Accession 1185 - M553 (606)

Title

A Discourse Before the General Assembly of South Carolina on December 10, 1863 - Accession 1185 - M553 (606)

Files

Download A Discourse before the General Assembly of South Carolina on December 10, 1863, Appointed by The Legislature as a Day of Fasting, Humiliation and Prayer (1864) (5.1 MB)

Identifier

Accession 1185 - M553 (606)

Inclusive Dates

1864

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

8 pieces;

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a booklet titled A Discourse Before The General Assembly Of South Carolina, On December 10, 1863, Appointed By The Legislature As A Day Of Fasting, Humiliation And Prayer by Benjamin Morgan Palmer, D.D. of New Orleans, Louisiana published in 1864 in Columbia, SC by Charles P. Pelham, State Printer. This booklet consists of a speech by Benjamin Morgan Palmer who noted the significance of December 10, 1863 which had been designated as a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer and discusses the issues and challenges facing the Confederacy; the motives of the North against the South; and the consequences of defeat.

Additional Notes

Placed in Miscellany M553 (606)

Provenance

A Discourse Before the General Assembly of South Carolina, on December 10, 1863, Appointed by the Legislature as a Day of Fasting, Humiliation, and Prayer by B. M. Palmer D.D. was transferred from Special Collections to the Archives on May 19, 2005.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

A Discourse Before the General Assembly of South Carolina on December 10, 1863 - Accession 1185 - M553 (606)

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