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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Unassociated Civil War Documents 1864
|Abraham Lincoln to Henry J. Raymond regarding collaborating with the New York Young Men's Republican Union
|27 September 1864
|Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)
|Raymond, Henry J.
|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.
|Civil War Military History Union Forces President Republican Party Presidential Speeches and Proclamations
|Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Raymond, Henry Jarvis (1820-1869)
|The American Civil War; The Presidency; Government & Politics
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|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.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
|The Address of the Hon. Abraham Lincoln, in vindication of the policy of the framers of the Constitution and the Principles of the Republica Party, ...