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Republican Party Broadside

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Identifier: MS-3627
Abstract This three-column broadside presents a campaign manifesto supporting President Grant and the unionist principles of the Republican Party. It asserts that the U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land and it claims that in 1861 Tennessee had been forced into rebellion over the wishes of the people. It then itemizes past actions that make the Democrats unfit to continue as a political party, and describes the patriotism and accomplishments of the Republicans. It is signed in type by...
Dates: circa 1872

W. R. Cobb Letter

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Identifier: MS-0858
Abstract In this letter to Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont, W. R. Cobb asks if President Grant intends to retain William Spence as the Martial of Cobb's district in Tennessee. Cobb encloses a clipping from the Nashville American (which he feels is hostile to him and friendly to Spence) stating that Grant has dismissed all of the charges that Cobb had brought against Spence and gone so far as to say that he knew no such man as W. R. Cobb. Should Spence not be removed, Cobb believes that he will...
Dates: 1875 September 28

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