WICKLIFFE, Robert Charles, 1874-1912


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Louisiana State University
Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections
Baton Rouge, LA
Papers: 1895, 1 letter.
Typed copy of a letter from Robert C. Wickliffe to an “S. McC. Lawrason” of Louisiana. Writing from Shelbyville, Ky., Wickliffe describes the illness, death, and funeral of his father, Robert C. Wickliffe, who died while visiting relatives in Kentucky. Unable to find his father’s will among his personal effects in Kentucky, Wickliffe asks Lawrason to assist in looking for the will at the home of relatives in Louisiana.

Papers: In the Wickliffe Family Papers, ca. 1897-1912, 0.3 linear foot.
Chiefly official papers of Robert C. Wickliffe for 1912. Items consist largely of letters to constituents, speeches, and bills. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and letters of condolence regarding Wickliffe’s death. Memorial addresses presented by members of the U. S. House of Representatives at the time of his death comprise the printed volume. Also included is a photograph of Lydia Wickliffe and a campaign card with Robert C.’s picture, taken around the time of their marriage.