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Collection Reference Number GLC05303.01
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864 
Title Abraham Lincoln to Henry J. Raymond regarding collaborating with the New York Young Men's Republican Union
Date 27 September 1864
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Recipient Raymond, Henry J.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes to the editor of the New York Times and Chairman of the National Executive Committee of the Union [Republican] Party. Urges Raymond to collaborate with the New York Young Men's Republican Union, which had sponsored and published Lincoln's address at the Cooper Institute, 27 February 1860. States that the New York Union is an "efficient, and most worthy coworker in the Union cause, and the cooperation with which will probably be useful." Separate address leaf with note stating this letter was written in the presence of Dexter A. Hawkins, Frank W. Ballard, and Mark Hoyt, and states when it was delivered.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  President  Republican Party  Presidential Speeches and Proclamations  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Raymond, Henry Jarvis (1820-1869)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency; Government & Politics
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Frank Ballard was the Secretary of the Young Men's Republican Union. It is likely that they asked Lincoln to intervene in relations with Raymond.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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