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Series 6. Records pertaining to constituent services and legislative matters, House of Representatives, 1902-1912.

Records pertaining to activities of JTR as a Congressman, especially regarding legislative matters. Correspondence is primarily with constituents. Printed materials are placed at the end of the file with the appropriate date, alphabetical letter, or subject heading, unless otherwise noted. Three subseries in 12 boxes (42-54).

Subseries 1. Constituent correspondence--Alphabetical files, 1902-1912. 8 boxes
Subseries 2. Subject files, 1903-1912. 5 boxes
Subseries 3. County files, 1912. 1 ½ boxes


1. Constituent correspondence--Alphabetical files, 1902-1912. 8 boxes.

Records pertaining to various constituent concerns, especially legislative matters. Also included are requests for seeds, pamphlets, maps, and speeches. Arranged chronologically and alphabetically.


2. Subject files, 1903-1912. 5 boxes.

Records pertaining to all aspects of JTR's career in the U.S. House of Representatives. Areas in which JTR was actively involved are discussed in correspondence, including flood control, railroads, labor, and Indian affairs. Arranged topically within each year.


3. County files, 1912. 1 ½ boxes.

Records pertaining to the governmental responsibilities, especially as related to the upcoming Arkansas gubernatorial election of 1912. Arranged chronologically within each county folder. Cross reference: Series 3.



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