Virginia Memory, Library of Virginia
THIS PAGE HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

THIS DAY IN VIRGINIA HISTORY

Click image for larger view.

February 23, 1864

Broadside 1864 .W35 BOX, Special Collections, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

R. H. Wynne Announced His Doorkeeper Candidacy

This broadside, dated February 1864 and signed by R. H. Wynne, announced his intention to run for reelection as the doorkeeper to the House of Representatives of the Confederate States Congress. In 1862, at the first session of the Confederate Congress, the legislature allowed for an annual salary of two thousand dollars for the doorkeeper.