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Date Original

1861 April 16

Description

Letter from members of the Barbecue Committee to Colonel Samuel W. Williams inviting him to a Secession Barbecue to speak on the secession issue.

Transcription

Leflore Township
Pulaski County April 16
Sam. W. Williams Esq
Sir
We having been appointed
by the citizens of this Township a committee to
invite Orators to address them on the present
impending questions at a Secession Barbecue
given by them on Saturday April the 27th
cordially extend to you the invitation & Sincerely
hope it may meet your pleasure & convinced
to favor us and the cause for which we labour
Very Respectfully
D.N. Thomson
W.W. Morrow
James Harper
Committee

Physical Description

Letter, 9.75" x 7.75"

Subjects

Correspondence; Civil War; Secession

Contributor

D.N. Thomson, W.W. Morrow, and James Harper

Geographical Area

Leflore Township, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000144

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Samuel W. Williams papers, MS.000144

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Barbecue Committee to Col. Samuel W. Williams, Samuel W. Williams papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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