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Date Original

1861 February 18

Description

Telegram from David Walker of Fayetteville to David C. Williams reporting 600 votes were taken and that 10 to 1 are in support of the Union. The election mentioned is to determine whether to have a Secession Convention and elect delegates to the convention.

Transcription

Fayetteville 18th 61
To D.C. Williams
The national
flag waves above us the enthusiasm
is great. The vote six hundred (Gov)
now taken We suppose is ten (10) to one (1)
for the union ticket. Our success
is certain
D Walker

Physical Description

Telegraph, 5.5" x 8.5"

Subjects

Secession; Correspondence; War; Political activity; Political elections; Political conventions; Civil War

Contributor

David Walker

Geographical Area

Fayetteville, Washington County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000086

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Clara Bertha Eno collection, MS.000086

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Telegram, David Walker to David C. Williams, Clara Bertha Eno collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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