Inaugural Address

Source: A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Confederacy: Including the Diplomatic Correspondence,…

African Church Speech

The President said that if he were there to assist in celebrating some great and…

Speech to the State Legislature of Mississippi

Friends and Fellow-Citizens, Gentlemen of the House of Representatives and Senate of the State of…

Farewell Speech

I rise, Mr. President, for the purpose of announcing to the Senate that I have…

First Inaugural Address (1861)

Gentlemen of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, Friends and Fellow-Citizens: Called to…