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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Pa, 1884 October 13
File — Box 4257.015: , Folder: 38
Scope and Contents Letter from a father working in Petersburg, Kentucky, to his son, telling about his work and the upcoming presidential election. He even mentions that "In view of the importance of the Ohio election our treasurer at Cov[ington] has called on us by Circular to make a contribution in advance - it cleaned me out" and asks his son to send money to pay his board.
Dates: 1884 October 13
S. Y. Thomas Letter, 1848 July 11
File — Box 4257.015: , Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Letter from S. Y. Thomas, of Yorkville, Tennessee, to his sister Jane B. Ireland, of Richmond, Virginia, talking mainly about the health of family members, the deaths or sickness of several, and the reports of typhus and smallpox. Thomas states that in the upcoming 1848 presidential election many local Whigs are not pleased with their idate, Zachary Taylor, whereas the local Democrats are, "finely pleased" with [Lewis] Cass and will all vote for him in this election.
Dates: 1848 July 11