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William Foust Campaign Broadside, 1851 July 26

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: In this broadside, William Foust explains why he didn’t attend the political convention as part of his campaign for the Tennessee state House of Representatives. He says he had no opponent, he doesn’t believe in leaving honest work to listen to the jangling of political aspirants, he doesn’t think they express the will of the people, and he’d heard of rampant fraud. Foust then lists his platform, which is in support of railroads, a road tax for everyone, and increasing the school fund by...
Dates: 1851 July 26