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…