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Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1810 - 1886

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Darius A. Ogden letter

 Collection — Box: 63
Identifier: MS-SC1117
Scope and Contents Letter to New York Governor Horatio Seymour discussing the need for a change in the presidency and his belief that Lincoln is losing ground especially due to Grant's unsuccessful campaigns. Discusses what he believes should be the most important issues in the Democratic platform at the convention in Chicago. He sees the two most important contenders as McClellan and Seymour and gives his allegiance to Seymour.
Dates: Created: July 17, 1864

Edwards Pierrepont letter

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1175
Scope and Contents Letter to New York Governor Horatio Seymour re: the determination of Lincoln, his cabinet to make no compromise that would "sever the nation" and the Democratic Party's need to support "the integrity of the Union."
Dates: Created: January 29, 1863

Enos Thompson Throop letter

 Collection — Box: 90
Identifier: MS-SC1539
Scope and Contents Letter to Governor Horatio Seymour of New York regarding an appointment for W. Bradford and M.H. Throop. Also comments on the "last election".
Dates: Created: December 11, 1862

Horatio Seymour letters

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1369
Scope and Contents Copy of letter, Aug. 7, 1863 to President Lincoln re; the Conscription Act and the draft riots. Letter, Aug. 15, 1863, to General John Dix in Albany re: Seymour's exchanges with the President about the draft, the position held by the state and Dix's need to do his duty. Letter, Nov. 18, 1863, to L.W. Ross of Lewistown, Ill. thanking him for invitation to address the Democrats of the 9th Illinois Congressional district. Copy of letter, Feb. 4, 1880, to John B. Mansfield in Washington, D.C. re:...
Dates: Created: 1863, 1880

Josiah T. Miller letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1046
Scope and Contents Letter to Horatio Seymour congratulating him on his election to governor, disparaging the administration in Washington and revealing his desire to see Seymour elected to the presidency in the next election.
Dates: Created: December 13, 1862

M. Miller letter

 Collection — Box: 60
Identifier: MS-SC1048
Scope and Contents Letter to Governor Horatio Seymour of New York, expressing his delight at Seymour's election and attacking the Lincoln administration, referring to "old granny Lincoln."
Dates: Created: December 8, 1862

Nelson J. Waterbury letter

 Collection — Box: 95
Identifier: MS-SC1622
Scope and Contents Letter sent from New York City to New York Governor Horatio Seymour discussing patronage, political issues, and efforts by Abraham Lincoln to persuade Charles G. Halpine to write a campaign biography for him.
Dates: Created: March 12, 1864

O. J. Pritchard letter

 Collection — Box: 68
Identifier: MS-SC1218
Scope and Contents Letter to Horatio Seymour sent from Trenton Station discussing the upcoming Democratic National Convention and his reasons for supporting a "war man". Feels Lincoln can be defeated and he will support the man most likely to do it and that is probably McClellan.
Dates: Created: August 15, 1864

Samuel Humes Porter letter

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1200
Scope and Contents Letter to New York Governor Horatio Seymour regarding the support for McClellan shown among Democrats at the convention, the dissatisfaction in the Mississippi valley towards Lincoln and his policies and the fallacious story that General Cass is supporting Lincoln. Asks for acknowledgement of the letter because "Lincoln's postmasters ... sometimes looking into other people's letters."
Dates: Created: September 21, 1864

Samuel Nelson letter

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1096
Scope and Contents Letter to Governor Horatio Seymour of New York expressing his views on the political situation and the war, and the Secretary of War's proposals for financing the war.
Dates: Created: January 10, 1862