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Robert C. Winthrop Speech

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Identifier: MS-3623
Abstract Robert Winthrop delivered this speech supporting the candidacies of John Bell, Edward Everett, and Abraham Lincoln at the Ratification Meeting in Boston on September 25, 1860. In it, he gives a prolonged and impassioned plea for a restoration of national harmony, saying that it is more important than slavery or party unity. The text of this speech is followed by a letter from Mr. Walley addressed to L. Saltonstall. In it, he gives his support to the candidates because they...
Dates: 1860 September 25

Willie Blount Letter

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Identifier: MS-0966
Abstract

Tennessee Governor Willie Blount wrote this letter to Benjamin Homans, J. E. Smith, and William Blagrove of Boston, Massachusetts on November 22, 1810. In it, Blount thanks the men for sending him a copy of a speech given to the Bunker Hill Association in Boston (he does not mention who gave the speech) and expresses his appreciation for the organization's work.

Dates: 1810 November 22

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