Massachusetts Republicans make William H. Seward their first choice for President

The large Massachusetts Republican Convention met in Worcester, Massachusetts.  It selected delegates for the national convention in Chicago, Illinois and the majority of those chosen supported William Seward for President.  A minority recorded their support for Representative Nathaniel Banks.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation
"News By Telegraph," New York Times, March 8, 1860, p. 4. 
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Campaigns/Elections
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