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Presidents--United States--Election--1856

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Israel Green Letter to Clara G. Murphy about supporting Abraham Lincoln for President

Identifier: SC 00882
Scope and Contents

November 3, 1882 letter from Israel Green of Mt. Vernon, Ohio to his daughter, Clara G. Murphy in Indiana, about his letter to the editor on November 6, 1858 in the Daily Cincinnati Gazette supporting Lincoln for President. Describes circumstances that led to the letter.

Israel Green was known as the first person to publically suggest Abraham Lincoln for President.

Dates: 1882 November 3

Thomas Buchanan Read Papers

Identifier: SC 01082
Scope and Contents

Letter, 13 September 1856, of Thomas Buchanan Read, Liverpool [Eng.] to Mrs. [?] Gray concerning his voyage to England, the 1856 United States presidential election (his support for Fremont) and letter, 10 Aug[us]t 1871, of Read, Rome [Italy] to [?] Gray, concerning Read's painting and religion.

Dates: 1856, 1871

Scrapbook Relating to James Buchanan and the Anti-Slavery Movement in Kansas

Identifier: Mss. MsV Scp6
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, 1839, 1850, and 1855-1856, primarily from New York newspapers and relating to the presidential campaign of James Buchanan and to the anti-slavery movement in Kansas. The volume includes a few handwritten notes.

Dates: 1839-1856