The Resource Harris political papers, 1856-1896, n.d

Harris political papers, 1856-1896, n.d

Label
Harris political papers, 1856-1896, n.d
Title
Harris political papers, 1856-1896, n.d
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This series encompassing Harris's political papers, includes 2 folders: one dated and the other undated. The first contains printed speeches of Judge Harris and other members of Congress, including the 1856 resignation speech of South Carolina congressman Preston S. "Bully" Brooks, who was censured by Congress for caning Massachussets senator Charles Sumner that year. Other materials include campaign literature such as political handbills and election returns
Note
Forms part of: John T. Harris papers, 1771-1937. See overall collection record for more comprehensive information.
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Cataloging source
VMC
Label
Harris political papers, 1856-1896, n.d
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/2025Harris.aspx
Arrangement
SERIES III. John T. Harris political papers (1856-1896, n.d.)
Control code
18800175
Cumulative index finding aids
See web link for Finding Aid.
Extent
2 folders of Hollinger box 7 (folders 1-2)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Immediate source of acquisition
On deposit from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society (see the Nov 1985 contract)
Note
For more detailed information on Series I-II and IV-V, see OCLC records 18774133, 18793444, 18805546, and 18811181, respectively.

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