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The infant Republican Party takes shape, 1857-58.

Letter and Notice of Republican State Committee Affairs


Horace A. Tenney served as chairman to the Republican State Central Committee in the late 1850s. He played a major role in the formation and development of the party in Wisconsin, particularly in Madison and Milwaukee. In these letters and notices, Tenney and his fellow party members plan and discuss upcoming meetings and the future direction of the Republican Party. Note: this manuscript has not yet been transcribed.

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Related Topics: Wisconsin in the Civil War Era
Wisconsin and the Republican Party
Creator: Tenney, Horace A.
Pub Data: Unpublished manuscripts in the Horace Tenney Papers (Wis Mss BE) in the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.
Citation: "Letter and Notice of Republican State Committee Affairs." Unpublished manuscripts in the Horace Tenney Papers (Wis Mss BE) in the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives; Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=88; Visited on: 4/20/2014
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