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Burleigh, William Henry (1812-1871) Republican campaign songster, for 1860.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00676.02 Author/Creator: Burleigh, William Henry (1812-1871) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1860 Pagination: 72 p. ; 15 x 10 cm.

Summary of Content: Edited by Burleigh and published by H. Dayton. Original blue printed front wrapper (only), stab-stitched as issued. Intended for the 1860 Presidential election. Burleigh was a prominent New York journalist and social reformer.

People: Burleigh, William Henry, 1812-1871
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentElectionRepublican PartyPoliticsGovernment and CivicsArt, Music, Theater, and Film

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