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Collection — Box: 66
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
Collection — Box: 79
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
Collection — Box: 59
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
Collection — Box: 62
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