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Senator Douglas's campaign swing reaches Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1855, detail
09/07/1860
Senator Douglas traveled by rail from Baltimore to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on his campaign tour.  His train stopped at York, Pennsylvania where he spoke to 3000 people, and he arrived in the state capital in the early afternoon.  He met with Democratic leaders and gave a speech in the evening to a crowd of thousands.  He spent the night in Buehler's Hotel and then went on to Reading, Pennsylvania the next morning. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"The Presidential Campaign," New York Times, September 8, 1860. 

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