Outgoing correspondence series. 1890-1918, (Archival material, 1890) [WorldCat.org]
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Outgoing correspondence series. 1890-1918,

Author: Benjamin R TillmanColeman Livingston BleaseJames F ByrnesWilliam E ChandlerJosephus DanielsAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Summary:
This series is composed primarily of correspondence of a political and business nature. Included are letters to constituents regarding job requests and appointments, letters to his son, Ben Tillman, Jr., about the family farm at Trenton, S.C., and correspondence with various political leaders, such as Presidents Woodrow Wilson and William Howard Taft, Congressman James F. Byrnes, South Carolina Governor Cole Blease,
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Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin R Tillman; Coleman Livingston Blease; James F Byrnes; William E Chandler; Josephus Daniels; John Gary Evans; Frank Lever; George C Perkins; Key Pittman; Franklin D Roosevelt; William H Taft; J William Thurmond; Benjamin Tillman; Woodrow Wilson
OCLC Number: 24130268
Description: 5 cubic ft.

Abstract:

This series is composed primarily of correspondence of a political and business nature. Included are letters to constituents regarding job requests and appointments, letters to his son, Ben Tillman, Jr., about the family farm at Trenton, S.C., and correspondence with various political leaders, such as Presidents Woodrow Wilson and William Howard Taft, Congressman James F. Byrnes, South Carolina Governor Cole Blease, U.S. Senators Morris Sheppard, Key Pittman, George C. Perkins, Elihu Root, W.E. Chandler, and John Gary Evans, Circuit Solicitor J. William Thurmond, and Assistant Secretary for the Navy, Franklin D. Roosevelt. There are many letters to President Wilson on appointments, recommendations, and bills in Congress. Tillman's correspondence with President Walter Merritt Riggs of Clemson College concerns both personal matters and information about Clemson's operations. There is also correspondence to the South Carolina delegation regarding alleged bribery in.

The 1913 congressional election. The manuscript processors' notes identify the location of many prominent correspondents.

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