Group of correspondence and news clippings regarding Tennessee statesmen Horace Maynard, John B. and Walter P. Brownlow plus future President William H. Taft. 1st item: Correspondence from William H. Taft, as Secretary of War, 1908, to honorable Lee Brook, Nashville, TN concerning "Brownlow-Evans business". 2nd group: Five (8 x 11) sleeves of news clippings, dated 1881 & 1887 with references to election results. 3rd group: Two signed letters, dated 1898 & 1910, from W.P. Brownlow, US Congressman from TN and six envelopes addressed to John B. Brownlow and/or W. G. Brownlow. 4th group: George W. Childs portrait engraving with two c. 1890 cartoon engravings attached on reverse; 1904 J. Hoover chromolithograph, "Not a Bad Man"; 1894 "Let's Win the Banner" mailing to Democrats of Montgomery County from the Chairman of the State Committee at Nashville. Entire group: 3 1/4" x 5 1/2" to 8" x 11". Condition: Several documents with stains, foxing, chips/losses or folds. Condition: Several documents with stains, foxing, chips/losses or folds.
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