For President: Abraham Lincoln of Illinois
This is a great find. I was digging through old newspapers in the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America archives and came across this from the Daily National Republican. It dates back to July 21st, 1864.
- Lincoln’s close call with electoral defeat (csmonitor.com)
- Ford’s Theater Opens $25 Million, 10-Story Building On Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday (dekerivers.wordpress.com)
- The District of Columbia 1862 Emancipation Law (blogs.loc.gov)
- Calvin Coolidge, Vermont Native and Our 30th President (ghostsofdc.org)