Calendar of the Papers of Franklin Pierce

Calendar of the Papers of Franklin Pierce

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...his name as Presi dential candidate; danger to union from Lincoln's election; if Breckinridge and Douglas would withdraw in favor of Guthrie and Seymour sectionalism could be defeated; belief that such a course would save the country. Contemporary copy. 3 pp. 1860 Ingersoll, Colin Macrae. New Haven Connecticut. Oct. 18 To Thomas Hart Seymour, Hartford. Sends thanks to the Ex-President Franklin Pierce for invitation to visit New Hampshire; would like to serve on Pierce's staff against the Abolitionists when they go to war with our Southern friends. A. L. S. 1 p. Enclosed in Seymour to Pierce, 1860, Oct. 20. 1860 Seymour, Thomas H. Hartford Connecticut. To Pierce, Oct. 18 Concord. Has written to Colin Macrae Ingersoll in viting him to visit Pierce; Sidney Webster's wife; Democratic defeat in Pennsylvania; John W. Forney and Stephen A. Douglas; abolitionism in the North and West; lack of political virtue in New York; craze for office; action of the state's delegation at Baltimore Convention; Douglas men hate National Democrats worse than the Republicans do. A. L. S. 4 pp 1860 Seymour, Thomas Hart. Hartford. To Pierce Concord. Oct. 20 Encloses a letter from Colin M. Ingersoll; will ar range for a visit to New Hampshire; Black Republicans in Boston had negroes at their meeting. A. L. S. 2 pp. 1860 Campbell, James. Philadelphia. To Pierce Concord. Oct. 22 Has made known Pierce's views on the campaign; madness and selfishness rule the hour; this state Pennsylvania will go for Lincoln; state politics; the Democratic situation; Lincoln's inability to accomplish with House and Senate against him; influence of Pierce in the South; urges him to speak. A. L. S. 3 pp. 1860 Kittridge, George W. Newmarket N. H. To Pierce, Oct. 22 Concord. His action at the...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236525574
  • 9781236525574