The Resource Papers

Papers

Label
Papers, 1889-1915
Title
Papers
Inclusive dates
1889-1915
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1889-1915, of Walter C. Franklin of Appomattox County, Virginia. Includes correspondence regarding William Mahone, Virginia's Readjuster Party, and the temperance movement in Virginia
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Walter Courtney Franklin (1859-1948) was the son of John R. Franklin (b. 1834) of Appomattox County, Virginia. He attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and graduated from the law school of the University of Virginia in 1879. He was a leader in Appomattox County and served as commonwealth attorney for the county. He was elected to the House of Delegates in 1883, but his election was contested. He was elected again for the 1885-1886 session. Franklin later served as postmaster of Pamplin.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
20
Immediate source of acquisition
Personal papers, mystery pile
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001532489
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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