Creator

Date Original

1872

Description

This letter to James L. Hodges relates Webster's concerns about the financial plight of his newspaper,the Mountain Echo out of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Webster reports to Hodges that Republican candidate Joseph Brooks is gaining support around the Fayetteville area.

Biographical/Historical Note

Daniel Webster became the editor and proprietor of the Mountain Echo newspaper out of Fayetteville, Arkansas, in 1870. He ran the paper until its last issue on January 1, 1873. This collection contains a letter to James L. Hodges from Daniel Webster concerning the financial plight of the Mountain Echo.James Hodges was the acting chairman of the state central committee of the Republican Party in 1872 and Webster makes a point to report that Republican Joseph Brooks is gaining support in Fayetteville.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Fayetteville, Washington County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.020.002

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Dan Webster letter, SMC.020.002

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Dan Webster letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

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.

Disciplines

United States History

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