Lincoln and the Convention of 1860: An Address Before the Chicago Historical Society April 4, 1918. Addison G. Procter.

Lincoln and the Convention of 1860: An Address Before the Chicago Historical Society April 4, 1918

[Chicago]: Chicago Historical Society, 1918. 1st. Original wrappers. First Printing. 8vo. 29, [2] pp. Frontispiec2 portrait. Brown printed wrappers in near fine condition (light foxing to first 3 pages; minor wear to extremities). Item #18179

Born in Massachusetts, Procter left at the age of 19 for Kansas to engage in the struggle to make Kansas a free state. Two years later, he became the youngest delegate to the Chicago Convention of 1860 at which Lincoln was nominated. Here is Procter's first hand account of his experiences during the Convention.

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