President-Elect Lincoln meets Alexander McClure in Springfield, Illinois

 Alexander McClure convinced President-Elect Lincoln that Senator Simon Cameron was a poor choice for Secretary of the Treasury. 

Source Citation
Holzer, Harold. Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter 1860-1861 (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008), 201-202.
Date Certainty
Estimated
Type
Lawmaking/Litigating
Relevance
Personal
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