California Breckinridge Democrats organize in San Francisco

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)
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 Hubert H. Bancroft, The History of California, Vol. VII (San Francisco, CA: The History Company, 1890), 266-267n.
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