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1860 Presidential Campaign Poster

This poster invites people to attend a mass convention in Pittsburgh for the supporters of Abraham Lincoln, Hannibal Hamlin (1809-1891), and Pennsylvania Governor Andrew Curtin (1817-1894). Lincoln and his vice presidential running mate Hamlin carried Pennsylvania in the election.

From the CMC Broadside Collection.

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1860 Presidential Campaign Poster

GREAT MASS
CONVENTION!
OF THE FRIENDS OF
LINCOLN, HAMLIN & CURTIN
AT
PITTSBURGH,
PENN’A.
VICTORY IS OURS!
ON THURSDAY,
SEPTEMBER 27, 1860.

The following distinguished advocates of our cause have been invited to be present and address the people:
HON. WM. H. SEWARD,
New York.
" T. Corwin,
OHIO.
" W. P. Fessenden,
MAINE
" Chas. F. Adams,
Massachusetts
" F. HASSAUREK, ESQ.
Ohio

HON. CASSIUS M. CLAY,
Kentucky.
" J. Sherman,
OHIO.
" Edward Bates,
Missouri
“ SCHUYLER COLFAX,
Indiana.
" CARL SCHURZ, ESQ.
WISCONSIN

HON. G. A. GROW,
Penn’a.
" Benj. Wade,
OHIO.
" John F. Potter,
Wisconsin
" LYMAN TRUMBULL
ILLINOIS.
" ANDREW C. CURTIN,
PENN’A

Hon. John Hickman,
John Covode,
Andrew Stewart,
W. B. Mann,
Simon Cameron,
Isaac Hazelhurst,
W. B. Kelly,
Philip S. White,
JNO H. WALKER,
E. BABBITT;
MORTON M’MICHAEL;
EDGAR COWAN;
Gen. W. H. KOUNTZ of Pennsylvania

Our friends in Western Ohio and throughout Pennsylvania are cordially invited to unite with us in making this a fitting
popular demonstration in behalf of
FREE PRINCIPLES!
The “Latch-String” of old-fashioned Pennsylvania hospitality will be out, and
A HEARTY WELCOME
AWAIT ALL WHO MAY VISIT US

WIDE AWAKE PARADE

A GRAND TORCH LIGHT PARADE
Of the Wide Awakes, Lincoln Guards, Minute Men, Etc., of Western Pennsylvania will take place on the evening preceding the Convention
WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 26TH 1860,
Delegations of those organizations from Washington, Beaver, Fayette, Somerset, Westmoreland, Butler, Mercer, Luzerne and other counties will be present and participate. We feel confident that this novel feature of the demonstration will surpass in numbers,
splendor, and enthusiasm any political display ever witnessed in our State.

Arrangements will be made for
EXCURSION TICKETS
For those attending the Convention on the different lines of railway terminating in the CITY OF PITTSBURGH
Singerly & Myers print, Pittsburgh, Pa.

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