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United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Jackson Donelson Correspondence

Identifier: MS-3653

This collection consists of sixteen Andrew Jackson Donelson correspondences about plantation life, slavery, and politics in Tennessee.

Dates: 1851 May 30-1869 August 3

John Robb Letter

Identifier: MS-1052

John Robb wrote this letter to Horace Maynard on June 20, 1860. In it, Robb explains why Mr. Lewis' pension benefits have been suspended and indicates that these benefits can be reinstated if sufficient evidence that Lewis was suspended unjustly can be produced.

Dates: 1860 June 20

Robert C. Winthrop Speech

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