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American Party


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Manuscript letter to Editors

Identifier: AC-1109
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a two-sided letter written by an unknown individual to "Editors." The writer is likely from Scott County, Virginia. They report a political meeting where topics included the Know Nothings (American Party), pro-slavery beliefs, a candidate for the House of Delegates, and North Carolina banks. Names include Bennett and McIntire. The letter is dated circa 1855.

Dates: circa 1855