Campaign document no. 2

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Creator:Democratic Party (La.). State Central Committee
Title:Campaign document no. 2

16 p. ; 25 cm.

dates tentatively as 1855. On p. 8 of text, August 1855 is mentioned as date of writing of Longstreet's second letter. General Note: Longstreet's letters are in opposition to the 'Know-Nothing' movement. First letter is addressed to preachers of the Methodist Church South. Contents: Letters from President Longstreet -- The alien and sedition laws and Virginia and Kentucky resolutions of 1798 and 1799 -- The Democratic platform, as adopted by the Baltimore convention, June 5, 1852.

Subjects:American Party | Southern States--Social conditions--19th century | Campaign literature, 1855--Democratic--Louisiana | United States--Politics and government--1853-1857 | politics | nativism | American Party | unionism | southern nationalism
Collection:Civil War: Context & Conflict
Institution:LSU Libraries Special Collections
Contributors:LSU Libraries. Special Collections
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Louisiana & Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

JK2341 .A6 D38 1855 LARA

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Democratic Party (La.), Campaign document no. 2 (New Orleans: Printed at the office of the Louisiana Courier, 1855)

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