Who is W. T. Eldridge?

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Pamphlet taking a position against the prison reform ideas of W.T. Eldridge, a businessman who ran the Imperial Sugar Company. The political commentary is addressed to the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the Legislative Investigating Committee, and the Members of the Legislature of Texas. It includes several letters, question-and-answer transcripts and other documentation discussing Texas legislation and policies related to prisons.

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21 p.

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Dunovant, Adelia A. August 1913.

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Pamphlet taking a position against the prison reform ideas of W.T. Eldridge, a businessman who ran the Imperial Sugar Company. The political commentary is addressed to the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the Legislative Investigating Committee, and the Members of the Legislature of Texas. It includes several letters, question-and-answer transcripts and other documentation discussing Texas legislation and policies related to prisons.

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21 p.

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"Would overturn state constitution
Division of the governor's perogative -- the pardoning power
A mammoth trust
A hidden halter for civilization"

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  • August 1913

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  • 1902~ - August 1913

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  • Jan. 18, 2008, 5:46 a.m.

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  • Oct. 25, 2013, 7:02 p.m.

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Dunovant, Adelia A. Who is W. T. Eldridge?, pamphlet, August 1913; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth31322/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.