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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: the 1864 election, hostility towards Lincoln and the suggestion that Seymour might have been nominated for president.


  • Created: 1863, 1880


Biographical / Historical

Governor of New York during the Civil War.


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

Language of Materials