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|Abstract||Daniel R. Goodloe was an abolitionist, journalist, and Republican politician from North Carolina. The collection includes Goodloe's autobiography, a description (1892) of political events and leading members of Congress in Washington, D.C., from 1839 to 1860, articles and part of a manuscript history of Reconstruction, and an essay on the Mecklenburg (N.C.) Declaration of Independence.|
|Creator||Goodloe, Daniel R. (Daniel Reaves), 1814-1902.|
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Daniel Reaves Goodloe (1814-1902) was an abolitionist, journalist, and Republican politician from North Carolina. He was connected with several newspapers in Washington, D.C., from 1844-1862, and was an assistant editor and then editor of the anti-slavery National Era, 1852-1860. He held Federal appointments in the District of Columbia, 1862-1865, and in North Carolina, 1865-1869. He unsuccessfully ran as an independent candidate for governor against William Woods Holden in 1868. Later he returned to Washington and was a prolific freelance writer, but moved back to North Carolina before his death.Back to Top
The collection includes Daniel Reaves Goodloe's autobiography, a description (1892) of political events and leading members of Congress in Washington, D.C., from 1839 to 1860, articles and part of a manuscript history of Reconstruction, and an essay on the Mecklenburg (N.C.) Declaration of Independence. There are also some miscellanous papers including a photograph of Goodloe, a copyright, genealogical materials, and a few letters.Back to Top
Volume 2: Letter of recollections, 1892 #00278, Series: "Daniel R. Goodloe Papers, 1883-1899." Folder 3
Letter (120 pages) from Goodloe to "May," 13 October 1892, giving a description of antebellum Washington, D.C., and of his several visits there between 1839 and 1860. Goodloe described some of the important political events that he witnessed during this period and characterized prominent congressional leaders of the period.
Volume 3: "Letter to friends from the Capital," 1892 #00278, Series: "Daniel R. Goodloe Papers, 1883-1899." Folder 4
Slightly altered and edited version of Goodloe's letter of 13 October 1892, (Volume 2). Describes antebellum congressmen and senators.
Parts of Goodloe's manuscript on the history of Reconstruction. Topics include provisional governments in the southern states and the Freedmen's Bureau.
See Folder 5 description.
See Folder 5 description.
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, April 2009
Finding aid updated by Kathryn Michaelis in January 2010 for large-scale digitization.
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top