Scope and Contents
These four pages, written in ink on blue paper, are notes for a speech about "Mr. Williams, the candidate for Lieutenant Govenor." Although there is no date, the year 1857 is mentioned. The final page gives expenditures by State government in 1835, 1836, and 1837. On page three, the writer stated: "Instead of a loss of two millions, Mr. Williams might just as well have made it ten millions. All this mysticism and false reasoning is put forth to cover up the Whig losses, by fraud campaigning and...