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William Daniel Woodson Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3626

This broadside explains why William Woodson is running as a candidate for court clerk in Henry County, Tennessee. His message is that offices shouldn’t be held by the same person for many years because turnover is important to the morale of young people who should be able to aspire to a term in government themselves.

Dates

  • 1870 March 19

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 broadside explains why William Woodson is running as a candidate for court clerk in Henry County, Tennessee. His message is that offices shouldn’t be held by the same person for many years because turnover is important to the morale of young people who should be able to aspire to a term in government themselves.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Daniel Woodson was born on February 12, 1828, to Richard and Jane (Walters) Woodson. He married Mary Smith on December 17, 1850, and they had nine children. On July 25, 1870, the Democratic Executive Committee appointed him as part of a committee of finance along with Isham G. Harris and several others. In 1880 he was living in Kansas, where he died on November 13, 1900 in Reno County.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased this document in 1992.

Repository Details

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

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