Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

[Letter] 1968, October 28 [to] B. Hubert Beale

Title

[Letter] 1968, October 28 [to] B. Hubert Beale

Description

Abbitt wrote. B. Hubert Beale of Cortland, Virginia, thanking him for his support of his 1968 campaign for re-election. In this letter, Abbitt admitted he was “worried about the campaign because of hte lack of interest on the part of our people.” Abbitt described his opponent, African American attorney Samuel Wilbert Tucker as “working furiously through the churches and the NAACP.”


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Abbitt, Watkins Moorman 1908-1998

Date

1968-10-28

Relation

Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt Papers

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Text

Spatial Coverage

Courtland, Virginia

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Citation

Abbitt, Watkins Moorman 1908-1998, “[Letter] 1968, October 28 [to] B. Hubert Beale,” Dear Congressman Abbitt, accessed September 21, 2017, http://abbitt.richmond.edu/items/show/351.

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