Quakers -- Political activity -- 19th Century
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Approximately 500 letters (also a few clippings, poems and other items) of the related Clark and Winston families of Virginia and Indiana. Letters discuss family and friends, the small schools that many members of these families began in the Midwest, as well as comments on politics, slavery, religion, education, the Civil War and friends/family fighting in the Confederate army, and other topics.
This collection includes letters written by William Wood to various government officials, as well as their responses. The letters concern Wood's position that labor organizations should be abolished to promote peace and prosperity for the working people.