Papers, 1894-1897.


Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918. Papers, 1894-1897.

Papers, 1894-1897.

Includes correspondence discussing Tillman's senatorial campaign against Matthew Calbraith Butler, the sale of whiskey, South Carolina politics, and the election of John Gary Evans as governor; letter, and memorial to be presented by the state of South Carolina to Congress, protesting the extension of the powers of the U.S. courts; and clippings concerning an altercation in Darlington, S.C., between constables and private citizens over restrictions relating to alcoholic beverages.

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Butler, M. C. (Matthew Calbraith), 1836-1909 (person)

U.S. Senator from South Carolina. From the description of Signature to printed form : Washington, 1880 Dec. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132690 From the description of Papers, 1851-1920. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36547519 Confederate solider and lawyer, of Edgefield, S.C.; member of S.C. House, 1860-1861 and 1866-1867; member of U.S. Congress, 1877-1895; son of William Butler (1790-1850). From the description of Matthew Calb...

Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918 (person)

Farmer, governor of South Carolina, 1890-1894, and U.S. senator, 1895-1918; from Trenton (Edgefield Co.), S.C. From the description of Papers, 1894-1897. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20400241 The series title represents "Personal Unprocessed" and was designed as such by staff at the South Caroliniana Library as part of their system of classifying collections. Apparently this part of the Tillman Papers was processed at a later date than the Incoming and Outg...

Evans, John Gary, 1863-1942 (person)

Lawyer, state legislator, and governor of South Carolina, 1894-1897; born 1863, Cokesbury, S.C.; married, 1897, to Emily Mansfield Plume; resident of Spartanburg, S.C.; nephew of S.C. Sen. Martin Witherspoon Gary (1831-1881). From the description of John Gary Evans papers, 1793-1965 ; (bulk, 1863-1942). (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28408776 From the description of John Gary Evans papers: correspondence series: 1793-1940 (bulk 1880-1934). (University of...