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Whig Party (U. S.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

G. W. Jones Letter to Andrew Keller

Identifier: MS-1202

G. W. Jones wrote this letter to Colonel Andrew Keller from Fayetteville, Tennessee on May 23, 1881. In it, Jones relates his memories of President Andrew Johnson, including Johnson's opponents in the Congressional races of 1843, 1845, 1847, 1849, and 1851, and Johnson's relationship with the Whig Party.

Dates: 1881 May 23

S. H. Laughlin Letter to W. I. Whitthorne

Identifier: MS-1205

In this letter (marked Private) to W. I. Whitthorne, S. H. Laughlin discusses local and national politics. He touches on the possible adjournment of the U. S. House of Representatives, the state of the Native American Democratic ticket and the Whig Party, and his own efforts to promote the Democratic Party and fight the Whigs in Tennessee. He ends with a plea for funds to support his work.

Dates: 1844 April 20