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William G. Brownlow testimony letter, 1866 April 5.
Wyles SC 37
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Title:

William G. Brownlow testimony letter, 1866 April 5

Creator/Contributor:

Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Form testimony letter by William G. Brownlow, Governor of Tennessee, to commission Absalom Goforth as Justice of the Peace in the 15th Civil District of the County of Washington elected on the 3rd of March 1866.

Date:

1866 (issued)

Subject:

Goforth, Absalom
Brownlow, William Gannaway -- 1805-1877 -- Correspondence

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
William G. Brownlow was a minister, newspaper publisher, and governor, who attacked the Confederacy after Tennessee seceded from the Union. He was forced to cease publishing and was imprisoned, but he was enventually freed and was escorted to Union lines in March 1862. He toured the North, stirring up support for East Tennessee Unionists and publishing books and articles, including his gubernatorial policies, which helped Tennessee become the first former Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union after the U.S. Civil War.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], William G. Brownlow testimony letter. Wyles SC 37. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Form letters.

Physical Description:

1 item (1 leaf) ; 30 cm.

Language:

English

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Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.