Joseph H. Earle papers, 1890-1897.


Earle, Joseph H. (Joseph Haynsworth), 1847-1897. Joseph H. Earle papers, 1890-1897.

Joseph H. Earle papers, 1890-1897.

Political campaign materials consisting of 1890 photograph and political rally badge worn by Mrs. Annie B. Dick; photocopy of political broadside, 31 Aug. 1896, issued by "Greenville County Reformers" endorsing Earle in his race against John Gary Evans for United States Senate. Political broadside, [ca. Aug. 1896, photocopy], "His Neighbors Have Dropped: Him!," supporting Earle's senatorial candidacy; photocopy of letter, 30 Sept. 1896, from J. Edward Nettles, Trieste, Austria, congratulating Earle on his primary victory over Evans; and photocopy of letter, 1 Sept. 1897, Trenton, S.C., from Mrs. Benjamin R. Tillman [Sally Stark Tillman] to Joe [Col. Joseph H. Earle, Jr.], explaining that her husband was away but expressing certainty that he would assist Earle in obtaining an appointment to Annapolis or West Point and explaining that while "my husband and your father were opposed politically he had great respect and admiration for him." Oversize folder (1896-1897, 9 items) houses newsclippings announcing the senatorial candidacy and death in office of Joseph H. Earle. Taken from the following newspapers: Atlanta (Ga.) Constitution; Atlanta (Ga.) Journal; Greenville (S.C.) Mountaineer; Leslie's Weekly; Lexington (S.C.) Dispatch; and Sevier County (Ark.) Democrat.

16 items (2 folders: 1 letter size; 1 oversize)

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