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"For Vice-President, Henry Wilson of Massachusetts."

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04360.051 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Ephemera Date: Pagination:

Summary of Content: Card. [Ran for Vice-President in 1872. Died while in office, November 1875.]

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Government and CivicsElectionVice PresidentPolitics

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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