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Henry County (Tenn.) -- Politics and government.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Henry County, Tenn., Magistrate's Docket

Identifier: MS-3043

This collection contains the Magistrate's Docket for the 13th District of Henry County, Tennessee from the 1870s to the 1910s. It records the trial date, reason, judgment, and payments of various people over five decades.

Dates: circa 1870-circa 1919

H.F. Cummins Broadside

Identifier: MS-3620

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

William Daniel Woodson Broadside

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

William Foust Campaign Broadside

Identifier: MS-3619

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