The Republican Party convention opens in Philadelphia

The first Republican Party National Convention opened at the Music Fund Hall in Philadelphia. It nominated John Charles Fremont for president and William Lewis Dayton for vice-president. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Thomas G. Mitchell, Antislavery Politics in Antebellum and Civil War America (Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2007), 97-99.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Campaigns/Elections
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