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Catalog Number MS 418-01-01-17
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content The papers in this collection are the political correspondence of Thomas B. Irwin concerning the campaign of William Yates Atkinson for Governor of Georgia, 1894; Irwin's endorsements for Collector of Internal Revenue of Georgia, 1901 and 1910; the campaigns of John M. Slaton for Governor of Georgia, 1912 and for the U.S. Senate, 1914; the campaign of Theodore Roosevelt for President of the United States and the organization of the Progressive Party in Georgia, 1912; G.H. Hutchens' probable race for the Georgia Court of Appeals, 1914. Included are a pamphlet, Theodore Roosevelt's Confession of Faith, Before the Progressive National Convention, August 6, 1912, 23 p., and copies of the "Progressive National Ticket," a press release and circulars re Roosevelt's campaign, and a humorous business card of Robert L. Rodgers, Attorney and Counselor at Law, Atlanta, Georgia. Some letters are typed copies with typed signatures.

Correspondents, besides Irwin, are (in chronological order): Spencer Roane Atkinson, William Yates Atkinson, John Brown Gordon, Judge James R. Brown, Sen. Alexander Stephens Clay, Hansford Dade Duncan Twiggs, Clark Howell, John William Lindsey, John J. Hunt, Leonidas Felix Livingston, Gordon Lee, William Charles Adamson, James M. Griggs, John Temple Graves, Joseph Meriwether Terrell, John Marshall Slaton, Robert L. Rodgers, Sen. A.O. Bacon, O.K. Davis, Alexander T. Hamilton, Robert A. Dewar, A.D. Neel, G.H. Hutchens, M.R. Duffy. Letters of Irwin are to Gov. Joseph M. Brown.
Creator Irwin, Thomas B., born 1849
Title J.M. Terrell letter to Thomas B. Irwin, Atlanta, Ga.
Copyrights Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection Thomas B. Irwin correspondence, 1889-1912
Subjects Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950
Letters (correspondence)
Political campaigns
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
United States--Politics and government--1865-1933
People Terrell, J.M.
Irwin, Thomas B., b. 1849