Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

[Letter] 1959 January 30, Washington D.C. [to] Landon B. Lane, Altavista, Va.

Title

[Letter] 1959 January 30, Washington D.C. [to] Landon B. Lane, Altavista, Va.

Description

A brief message with an enclosure, titled "In The Mercury's Opinion" by Russel Maguire, sent to Abbitt from frequent correspondent Landon Lane, The piece of extremist literature contains two articles, one title "The Police State" which draws connections between the Civil Rights Act and communism, and "Poisoning These United States" which lists events and people which the author found harmful to the United States.

Creator

Lane, Landon B.

Date

1959-01-30

Contributor

Maguire, Russel

Relation

Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt Papers.

Type

Text.

Spatial Coverage

Altavista, Virginia

Files

Citation

Lane, Landon B. , “[Letter] 1959 January 30, Washington D.C. [to] Landon B. Lane, Altavista, Va. ,” Dear Congressman Abbitt, accessed November 23, 2017, http://abbitt.richmond.edu/items/show/383.

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