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J.R. Butler Circular

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3586

This small circular announces Butler's re-election bid for sheriff of Claiborne County, Tennessee and requests that the Republicans choose him at the primary on May 23. His appeal is based on the Republican custom of giving officials a second term and on his financial record during his first term. It was printed by Progress Job Print in Tazewell, Tennessee.

Dates

  • 1896 April

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This small circular announces Butler's re-election bid for sheriff of Claiborne County, Tennessee and requests that the Republicans choose him at the primary on May 23. His appeal is based on the Republican custom of giving officials a second term and on his financial record during his first term.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Robert Butler was born on August 20, 1854, to Robert and Sarah (Braiden) Butler. He married Mary G. Butler and they had five children: Laura, Sarah, J. Garfield, George, and Ollie. He lost the election for sheriff to D.T. Hodges. Butler died on October 2, 1931.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased this item in 1981.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480