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DeWitt Clinton Senter Message

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3587
Abstract

This small leaflet, entitled "Message of the Governor" presents the alarming conditions of the state penitentiary and requests the Tennessee Senate and House of Representatives take some definite and prompt action before they adjourn for the holidays. The alarming conditions were the result of overcrowding and immense indebtedness. It is signed in type by D.W.C. Senter.

Dates: 1869 December 6

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