Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Maysville Eagle Extra broadside
University of Kentucky Special Collections
Collection is arranged by format.
Housed with multiple collections.
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
2012MS187: [identification of item], Maysville Eagle Extra broadside, 1840, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
0.1 Cubic feet
Major William K. Wall of Harrison County ran, as a Whig, for the House of Representatives in the 10th Congressional District in 1840. Wall lost to Richard French of Mt. Sterling, the Democratic Party candidate.
The collection consists of a Whig election campaign address printed as a broadside by the Maysville Eagle, seeking to rally the voters of the district to the side of a new nominee for the 10th Congressional District, Maj. William K. Wall of Harrison County.