Caucuses of 1860. A History of National Political Conventions of the Current Presidential Campaign: being a Complete record of the business of all the Conventions; with sketches of distinguished men in attendance upon them (…). Murat Halstead.

Caucuses of 1860. A History of National Political Conventions of the Current Presidential Campaign: being a Complete record of the business of all the Conventions; with sketches of distinguished men in attendance upon them (…)

Columbus: Follett, Foster and Company, 1860. Pamphlet. Good. Item #012222
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Pamphlet, lacking any wrappers or binding originally issued. 232 pp. A detailed report and account of the 1860 presidential campaign, recalling the events leading to the eventual nomination of Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln, as well some speculation at the time that Seward would be nominated over Lincoln. Some mention of slavery, slave states and their political demands, is found throughout. This includes reports from the Charleston Convention, the Baltimore National Constitutional Union Convention, the Chicago Convention, the Constitutional Democratic Convention at Richmond, The National Democratic Convention at Baltimore, Institute Hall "Seceders" Convention, and the Second Richmond Convention. Written by Murat Halstead a 19th century newspaper editor and writer. FAIR/GOOD condition. Lacking any binding or covers. Moderate scattered foxing throughout. Some curling and creasing at the corners. Minor scattered soiling. Sabin 29924.

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