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Adam Huntsman Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3632
Abstract This double-sided broadside is addressed to “the free and independent voters of Madison County,” and presents to them Huntsman’s positions on the upcoming constitutional convention so they can decide whether or not to elect him as their delegate. He offers suggestions for the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, then lists ideas for justices of the peace before he turns back to his own candidacy for convention delegate, promising to do his best and praising the state of...
Dates: 1834 February 1

H.F. Cummins Broadside

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Identifier: MS-3620
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1853 July 7

Republican Party Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3627
Abstract This three-column broadside presents a campaign manifesto supporting President Grant and the unionist principles of the Republican Party. It asserts that the U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land and it claims that in 1861 Tennessee had been forced into rebellion over the wishes of the people. It then itemizes past actions that make the Democrats unfit to continue as a political party, and describes the patriotism and accomplishments of the Republicans. It is signed in type by...
Dates: circa 1872

William Foust Campaign Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3619
Abstract

In this broadside, William Foust explains why he didn’t attend the political convention as part of his campaign for the Tennessee House of Representatives.

Dates: 1851 July 26

William M. Churchwell Political Circular

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3424
Abstract

This circular is addressed to the voters of the second congressional district of Tennessee in order to announce Churchwell's candidacy for reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives, running against Horace Maynard.

Dates: 1853 July