Statistics for occurrence #1 of “President Davis” in chapter 1.35 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
... to be the most eloquent and forcible effort on either side.
It was in the main a demonstration of the legality of States' rights.
When the provisional government was formed at Montgomery, President Davis selected Mr. Benjamin as his Attorney-General.
Upon the consummation of the Confederacy he was made Secretary of War, and later on, Secretary of State.
An idea of the versatility and erudition of...
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