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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."


  • Created: September 21, 1864



1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 4 pages

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