John Laurens Manning Irby papers, 1890-c.1897.


John Laurens Manning Irby papers, 1890-c.1897.

Letter, 12 Jan. 1890, to Richard Kaines of Dauphin, Penn., re his years of service in the [South Carolina] legislature; and 2 printed political broadsides, dating to his unsuccessful run for reelection to the U.S. Senate in 1897, attacking Irby, "This shows who Irby is a friend to...."

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