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In Baltimore, Stephen Douglas speaks to a large crowd in Monument Square

Stephen Arnold Douglas, circa 1860, detail
09/06/1860
Stephen Douglas arrived in Baltimore in the late afternoon on his latest campaign stop.  Later that evening he spoke for more than two hours to a large crowd of supporters from the balcony of the Gilmore House Hotel where he was staying.  His most direct attack was on John C. Breckinridge, who had spoken in Kentucky the day before, saying that without Breckinridge's interference he would have beaten Lincoln in every state but Vermont and Massachusetts.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
"Douglas in Baltimore," New York Times, September 7, 1860. 

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