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This is a letter from Elisha Baxter in Little Rock to Stevadson A. Hail in Batesville acknowledging that votes in the last election were thrown out.

Biographical/Historical Note

Elisha Baxter served as Arkansas's tenth governor from 1873-1874.

Transcription

Little Rock Ark
Dec 9th AD 1872
Dear Sir:
I am ashamed
to say that I had neglected
your business until I received
your on the fifth.
In looking into the matter
I find that the returns in
the office of the Secretary of State
show the throwing out of some
Eight Townships and the Election
of your oponents[sic]
With high regard
I am Respectfully yours
Elisha Baxter

S.A. Hale[sic] Esq
Batesville, Ark

Physical Description

Letter, 7.75" x 8.75"

Subjects

Governors; Politics and government; Politicians; Political campaigns; Voting; Correspondence

Contributor

Elisha Baxter

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); Batesville, Independence County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000080, Box 10, Item 688

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Hail-McAdams family papers, MS.000080

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Elisha Baxter to Stevadson A. Hail, Hail-McAdams family papers, MS.000080, 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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