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Maine Republicans endorse Lincoln for President and nominate Israel Washburn for governor

Israel Washburn, detail
06/07/1860
The Maine Republican Party met in Bangor with 781 delegates from 320 towns across the state.  The convention endorsed the national candidates chosen in Chicago and nominated Israel Washburn as their gubernatorial candidate.  Both men were victorious in November.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"News by Telegraph," New York Times, June 8, 1860.

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