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Pennsylvania State Democratic Party:

LETTERS OF THE DEMOCRATIC MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE TO HON. G.M. DALLAS & HON. J. BUCHANAN: TOGETHER WITH THEIR REPLIES: AND THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF DEMOCRATIC MEMBERS IN RELATION TO THE LATE SENATORIAL ELECTION.

[Harrisburg?: 1845] 16pp, stitched, untrimmed. Some spotting, Good+. A rare pamphlet. Democrats denounce the "unnatural coalition of the Whigs and Native Americans, and a few Democrats, so called, who have proved recreant to the principles of their party." This coalition elected Simon Cameron, the Whig candidate, to fill the vacancy left when Senator James Buchanan resigned to become President Polk's Secretary of State. That the Democratic candidate, George Woodward, lost is a "humiliating spectacle"-- "No promises or pledges were left untried to effect the object of an ambition that appeared to be limited to the object of promoting some personal purposes." Vice President Dallas and Buchanan decline to comment. FIRST EDITION. Not in AI, Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker, NUC. OCLC 41147354 [2- Princeton, Lancaster Cy Hist. Soc.] [as of January 2016].


Book Id: 17786

Price: $275.00

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