Letter, 1855 Dec. 16.


Wright, John Vines, 1828-1908. Letter, 1855 Dec. 16.

Letter, 1855 Dec. 16.

Letter (with typed transcript) from Wright to his brother, Marcus Joseph Wright, discussing the Know Nothing Party (American Party) and political figures in Washington, D.C.

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American Party

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One of the most famous incidents of anti-Catholic sentiment expression occurred August 11, 1834; non-Catholic rioters looted and burned the Ursuline Convent of Mount Benedict in Charlestown, MA. Anti-Catholic violence also erupted in Philadelphia when 13 people were killed in riots in 1835. Activities by the American Nativist Party in Kensington, Pennsylvania, in 1844 also sparked anti-Catholic riots. In the 1850s, the American Party, also known as the Know-Nothing Party, was partly founded on a...

Wright, John Vines, 1828-1908

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U.S. representative from Tennessee. From the description of Letter, 1855 Dec. 16. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70941689 John V. Wright (1828-1908) was a United States representative, 1855-1861, a Confederate colonel and congressman, a Tennessee supreme court judge, and a federal official. From the guide to the John Vines Wright Scrapbooks, ., 1907-1920, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Colle...

Wright, Marcus J. (Marcus Joseph), 1831-1922

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Wright, a Memphis, Tennessee lawyer, joined the Confederate army, and became a brigadier general in December 1862. After the war he collected material for the Official Records. From the description of Letter, July 7, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 477282755 Confederate general, author. From the description of Papers of Marcus Joseph Wright, 1872-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958249 Marcus Joseph ...