To Hon. Abraham Lincoln, President elect of the United States by Wide Awake Central Committee (New York, N.Y.)

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  • Correspondence,
  • Politics and government,
  • Officials and employees,
  • Records and correspondence,
  • Wide Awake Central Committee (New York, N.Y.),
  • Resolutions

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Resolutions addressed to Lincoln urging appointment of certain city officials.

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Other titlesWide Awake Central Committee rooms, No. 814 Broadway, New York, January 1861
The Physical Object
Pagination[1] p. ;
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Open LibraryOL25302093M

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