Watterson Club Minutes, 1892-1897.


Watterson Club Minutes, 1892-1897.

A minutebook of the Watterson Democratic Club of Louisville, Kentucky. Lists the members and officers of the club including its charter members. Contains the by-laws and constitution of the club. Records the financial activity of the club; especially its efforts to raise money for a permanent headquarters and for attendance at the 1896 Democratic State and National Conventions. Contains reports of the activities of the club and other Democratic clubs. Records the election results for club officers and obituaries of club members. Contains speeches and correspondence from important Democrats including Adlai Stevenson and Helm Bruce.

Minutebook : 1 v.


SNAC Resource ID: 7343747

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