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Along with a request that his friend Thomas Vernon purchased a list of used books for him in New York City. Ewing commented on the presidential nomination and the fact that the Republicans were "not so extensively engaged in preaching the irrepressible conflict as before John Browns day." Ewing hoped the party picked someone "at least as moderate" as Abraham Lincoln, whom he "could heartily support."
Creator: Ewing, Thomas, 1829-1896
Date: February 23, 1860
Item Number: 919
Call Number: Thomas Ewing, Jr., Coll. No. 341, Letter Press Book No. 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 919
Collections - Manuscript - Ewing, Thomas, Jr.
Date - 1854-1860 - 1860
Government and Politics - Elections
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Presidents - Lincoln, Abraham
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Republican
Military - Wars - Bleeding Kansas
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Notable People - Brown, John, 1800-1859
People - Notable People - Lincoln, Abraham
Places - Other States - New York
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters