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California Breckinridge Democrats organize in San Francisco

San Francisco, California, circa 1860, from the south west
Democrats in California were seriously and acrimoniously split over the Douglas and Breckinridge presidential nominations.  Breckinridge Democrats held a large meeting in San Francisco, elected officers for a state committee, and heard speeches from men like former governor John B. Weller. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
 Hubert H. Bancroft, The History of California, Vol. VII (San Francisco, CA: The History Company, 1890), 266-267n.


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