Jacob H. Bechtel papers  1858-1862
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Partial Subject Index
Abolitionists
  • 3, 6, 7, 9, 12
African-Americans--Virginia
  • 16
Banks and banking--Virginia
  • 7
Bechtel family
  • 14
Booksellers and bookselling--Virginia
  • 4
Border Slave State Convention
  • 12, 13
Brown, John, 1800-1859
  • 3, 6
Business
  • 7
Censorship
  • 8, 19, 20
Confederate States of America
  • 10, 19
Confederate States of America--Politics and government
  • 11, 14
Confederate States of America. Army
  • 16
Crittenden Compromise, 1861
  • 9
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
  • 16
Death
  • 7
Democratic Party
  • 5
Draft
  • 19
Elections--United States--1858
  • 1
Finance, Personal
  • 11, 12
Freedom of speech
  • 16
Harper's Ferry (W.Va.)--John Brown's Raid, 1859
  • 3, 6
Insurance, Life
  • 11-13, 15, 19
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • 5, 13-15, 17
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Public opinion
  • 6, 10, 16
Marketing
  • 2
Merrimac (Vessel)
  • 16
Militarism
  • 3, 13, 16
Missouri Compromise
  • 12
Politicians
  • 12
Presidents--United States--Election--1860
  • 5
Presidents--United States--Inaugural addresses
  • 14
Republican Party
  • 5, 6
Republican Party--Public opinion
  • 7, 9, 10, 14
Richmond (Va.)--Description
  • 3, 16
Richmond (Va.)--Economic conditions
  • 6, 15, 17, 18, 20
Scuttling of ships
  • 16
Secession
  • 10
Secession--Arkansas
  • 19
Secession--North Carolina
  • 19
Secession--Public opinion
  • 5-7, 10, 14, 15, 19
Secession--Tennessee
  • 19
Secession--Virginia
  • 9-15, 16, 19
Selling--Lamps
  • 2
Sick children
  • 6, 7
Slavery
  • 7
Slavery--Anti-slavery movements
  • 3, 7, 12
Slavery--Virginia
  • 3
Slavery--Virginia--Public opinion
  • 9
Southern States--Attitudes
  • 5
State Rights
  • 9
Truces
  • 8
Unemployment
  • 7
Union sympathizers--Virginia
  • 19, 20
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • 16, 20
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Blockades
  • 16, 17, 18, 20
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes
  • 17
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Finance
  • 17, 18, 20
United States--Politics and government
  • 9
United States. Postal Service
  • 20
Virginia
  • 11
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • 8, 9 and passim
Virginia--Politics and government--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • 14, 15 and passim
War, Declaration of
  • 16
Whig Party--Virginia
  • 5