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Letter to William P. Newman from William W. Garth.

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Identifier

loc_hutc_000223_000224

Title

Letter to William P. Newman from William W. Garth.

Description

This letter marked "confidential read and burn," this letter is in response to a telegram sent earlier by William P. Newman. Garth states that he promised to appoint "Jno". He further writes that when "Jno" is notified of this, Newman is to say nothing as Garth does not with anyone to know he had anything to do with it. He writes that the only chance he has of defeating Moore in the convention is a "solid vote of Madison, Jackson, and Morgan." He concludes by stating that he wanted "simply to ask you" to help him obtain this "solid vote in Madison" and to put in a good word for him in Jackson as well. He reitterates that the letter is confidential and should be burned.

Date

1878-05-23

Temporal Coverage

Source

Eleanor Hutchens Collection
Box 3, Folder Newman Family Papers
University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives, Huntsville, Alabama

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loc_hutc_2021_04

Citation

Garth, William W., “Letter to William P. Newman from William W. Garth.,” UAH Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives, accessed July 17, 2024, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/4554.

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