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President-Elect Lincoln meets Alexander McClure in Springfield, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln, February 9, 1861, detail
01/02/1861

 Alexander McClure convinced President-Elect Lincoln that Senator Simon Cameron was a poor choice for Secretary of the Treasury. 

Source Citation: 
Holzer, Harold. Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter 1860-1861 (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008), 201-202.

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