Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

[Letter] 1968 July 9, Sussex, Va. [to] Honorable Watkins M. Abbitt, Washington, D. C.

Title

[Letter] 1968 July 9, Sussex, Va. [to] Honorable Watkins M. Abbitt, Washington, D. C.

Description

This letter from a member of the Board of Supervisors of Sussex states that the citizens of the county were in disbelief that the USDA released a statement that Sussex County residents were starving. Nicholson commented on federal spending and welfare, and attached to the letter is a news clipping entitled "Charity, Sweet Charity." Abbitt's reply, indicating that he could not find out where the information originated, is included.

Creator

Nicholson, Stuart H.

Date

1968-06-25/1968-07-09

Contributor

Abbitt, Watkins Moorman, 1908-1998, correspondent
Kennedy, Bill

Relation

Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt Papers

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Spatial Coverage

Waverly, Virginia

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Citation

Nicholson, Stuart H. , “[Letter] 1968 July 9, Sussex, Va. [to] Honorable Watkins M. Abbitt, Washington, D. C. ,” Dear Congressman Abbitt, accessed November 19, 2017, http://abbitt.richmond.edu/items/show/264.

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