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East Carolina University

Joyner Library

East Fifth Street

Greenville, NC 27858-4353 USA


The East Carolina Manuscript Collection contains nearly 1,800 collections of historical documentation including correspondence, diaries, business records, organizational records, church records, maps, genealogy notes, and photographs, plus some 210 original oral history memoirs. Guides to all of these collections are available here online, with over 750 of these guides being very detailed. Guides to records in the University Archives are also available.

Categories: Ulysses S. Grant,

Whitelaw Reid paper, 1874 [manuscript].

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Whitelaw Reid paper, 1874 [manuscript].

0.108 cubic feet (1 item)
Collection consists of a letter by Whitelaw Reid to Thurlow Weed. In this letter dated September 11, 1874, Reid expresses his feelings concerning the third term movement conducted by supporters of President Ulysses S. Grant. He notes that he personally wishes the third term movement stopped and calls upon the politically powerful Weed to assist in blocking Grant's nomination.
Whitelaw Reid Paper, #51, East Carolina Manuscript Collection, East Carolina University.
Whitelaw Reid was editorial assistant, and later editor, of the New York Tribune. He served as U.S. Minister to France from 1889 to 1892. In 1892, he was nominated for the Vice Presidency of the U.S. by the Republican Convention. On his appointment as U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain in 1905, he gave up active editorship of the Tribune. Thurlow Weed was a noted printer, journalist, New York politician and legislator.

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Presidential content includes:

- Ulysses S. Grant

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