Henry Dickerson McDaniel letter
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Henry Dickerson McDaniel letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: McDaniel, Henry D., (Henry Dickerson), 1836-1926.
Title: Henry Dickerson McDaniel letter
Dates: 1894
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0520

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Dickerson McDaniel (1836-1926) was born in Monroe, Georgia. He was a lawyer and a member of the state secession convention in 1861. He served in the Civil War, attaining rank of Major in the 11th Regt. of Georgia Infantry. McDaniel also served in the state legislature in both houses from 1872-1882, became governor in 1883 finishing the term of Alexander H. Stephens, and was re-elected fro the term 1884-1886. After leaving office he resumed his law practice and was also engaged in various business activities.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Henry D. McDaniel to Ben W. Austin, 1894. In the letter, McDaniel states "It affords me pleasure to comply with your request."

Index Terms

Letters (correspondence)
McDaniel, Henry D., (Henry Dickerson), 1836-1926.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Henry Dickerson McDaniel letter, MS 520, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Schindler's Antique Shop, 1952.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: From Henry D. McDaniel letter to Ben W. Austin, 1894 March 5 ( 1.0 p. )
Sent from Monroe, Ga., "It affords me pleasure to comply with your request."