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H.F. Cummins Broadside, 1853 July 7

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Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: H.F. Cummins published this four-column broadside from Paris, Tennessee in order to share his political goals, should he be elected to the state legislature. He presents his goals to the voters of Carroll, Madison, Gibson, and Henry counties after giving a brief history of his frustration with his opponent, General Tharpe. Cummins’ goals include supporting railroads, using profits from public lands to pay for education and improvements, reforming tax collection to save money, compelling...
Dates: 1853 July 7