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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

Creator

Extent

1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 8 pages

Language of Materials

English