Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

[Letter] 1961 August 8, Farmville, Va. [to] Hon. Watkins M. Abbitt, Washington D.C.

Title

[Letter] 1961 August 8, Farmville, Va. [to] Hon. Watkins M. Abbitt, Washington D.C.

Description

This grouping of documents consists of two letters sent by J. W. Dunnington to both Senators Byrd and Robertson explaining how Watt Abbitt was able to pass the Matthews Bill in the House of Representatives. The two men clearly have a large influence over Abbitt. This is why Dunnington commends Abbitt's actions over the Bill.

Creator

Dunnington, J. W.

Date

1961-08-08/1961-08-09

Contributor

Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966, correspondent
Robertson, A. Willis, correspondent
Abbitt, Watkins Moorman, 1908-1998, correspondent

Relation

Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt Papers.

Type

Text

Spatial Coverage

Farmville, Virginia

Files

Collection

Citation

Dunnington, J. W. , “[Letter] 1961 August 8, Farmville, Va. [to] Hon. Watkins M. Abbitt, Washington D.C.,” Dear Congressman Abbitt, accessed October 19, 2018, http://abbitt.richmond.edu/items/show/216.

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