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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1904 18 July
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1904 18 July
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eng
Summary
Letter, 18 July 1904, from John W. Daniel (1842-1910) of Lynchburg, Virginia, and United States Senator from Virginia, to Judge Alton B. Parker of New York, commenting on the 1904 Democratic Convention which nominated Parker as its presidential candidate and expressing his hopes for Parker's success in the upcoming election in November 1904
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John Warwick Daniel was born 5 September 1842 in Lynchburg, Virginia, to William Daniel, Jr. (1806-1873) and Sarah Ann Warwick Daniel (d. 1845). Daniel attended Lynchburg College and Locust Grove Academy, but left school when the Civil War began. Commissioned a lieutenant, he rose to the rank of major and received a crippling wound at the Battle of the Wilderness. After the Civil War, Daniel began practicing law and entered politics. He served in the House of Delegates from 1869 to 1871 and in the state Senate from 1875 to 1881. Daniel was elected United States Senator by the Virginia General Assembly in 1885 and served from 1887 until his death. He represented Lynchburg in the 1901-1902 state constitutional convention, and was considered a potential vice-presidential nominee at the 1904 Democratic National Convention. Daniel married Julia Elizabeth Murrell (1850-1937) 24 November 1869. He died 29 June 1910.
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Letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
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4
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Rubinfine, Joseph
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000494147
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leaves

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