New York Democrats meet in convention at Albany to nominate candidates for the fall elections.

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New York's Democratic Party met in Albany to nominate candidates for the upcoming state elections.  They chose John Thompson Hoffman, the Mayor of New York City as their candidate for governor and J.V.L. Puyn for lieutenant-governor. Neither were successful in the fall elections, though Hoffman was elected governor two years later.   

Source Citation

"New York," The American Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1866 (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873), 545.

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