Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1882-83. Personally gifted, inscribed, and signed on the front flyleaf by Jefferson Davis to his daughter: Varina Anne Davis, from her Father, Beauvoir, Miss. VARINA ANNE DAVIS, FROM HER FATHER, BEAUVOIR, MISS. Accompanied with additional provenance handwritten on the front pastedown endpaper by Davis' grandson, William Addison Davis Hayes, Sr.Acknowledging that Davis gifted and inscribed the volume to his daughter, See P. II, Presented by Jefferson Davis to his daughter, Varina Anne Davis, Beauvoir, Mississippi, Dec. 7, 1887, " and providing the history of ownership, "Colorado Springs, Colorado, Margaret Howell J. Davis Hayes 1900, Joel Addison Hayes II 1909, Wm. ACCOMPANIED WITH ADDITIONAL HANDWRITTEN PROVENANCE FROM DAVIS' GRANDSON ACKNOWLEDGING THE GIFT AND INSCRIPTION FROM DAVIS AND PROVIDING THE HISTORY OF OWNERSHIP. Printed by the Government Printing Office in Washington, DC in 1886, measures 11.5 by 8.5 inches, olive green cloth boards, beautiful gilted portrait of an indian chief on the front board, gilted lettering on the spine, several colored plates and illustrations, and in fine condition with minor staining and rubbing to the boards and pencil notations throughout the volume in William Addison Davis Hayes, Sr.
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