1. Creator/Author:
  2. Woodard, James H., 1844-1908 (2)

Letter from J.H. Woodard to Richard W. Thompson

Creator:
Woodard, James H., 1844-1908
Collection:
Richard W. Thompson Collection
Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana
Date of Original:
1880
Description:
Letter, 27.5 cm, on Cincinnati Enquirer, Indiana Bureau letterhead, sharing a statement attributed to John C. New about the likelihood of Grant's nomination for the presidency; Woodard suggests replacing New with Col. Dudley as Chairman of the Indiana Committee at the Republican National Convention. Dudley signed the end of the letter with agreement to accept the leadership position if New is not chosen but refusing to compete with New for the position. Includes news clipping about the Indiana primaries.
Subject:
Thompson, Richard W. (Richard Wigginton), 1809-1900--Correspondence; Presidents--United States--Election--1880; New, John C. (John Chalfant), 1831-1906; Dudley, William W. (William Wade), 1842-1909; Indiana--Politics and government--19th century
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908302505
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908302505
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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