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Item # 603682

October 30, 1860

LONG ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, Queens County, New York, Oct. 30, 1860 

* Peter Cartwright (revivalist)
* Abraham Lincoln for president

The front page has over half a column headed: "Peter Cartwright On Lincoln". Cartwright was himself a rather notable personage and he makes some observations on his political involvement with Lincoln.
Page 2 has a notice supporting: "For President, Stephen A. Douglas, of Illinois" (see). Pg. 3 has: "Negroes to be Made our Equals" and a report on a rally to support Lincoln for President: "Immense Display of Ivory & Wool" "500 Negroes in Attendance" & more.
Four pages, irregular at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War