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Horace Greeley approved the general as a candidate, believing him to be the
most pre-eminently available. The last great Whig convention — for its scattered
forces were to be drawn into the new Republican party — opened on June 16,
"It is a very great sacrifice for me to be a candidate," he wrote to a friend. "To what
end do I expose myself to the abuse and discomforts of a canvass which is to be
bitter beyond all precedent?" Deep in his soul lay the muted cry, which he was ...
but when I said that I could not be a candidate, I meant it! I could not receive the
nomination without placing not only myself but the Democratic party in a false
position. God bless you for your kindness to me, but your candidate I cannot be.
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - Chris_El - LibraryThing
Very interesting looking at the other people that ran for the highest office in America. It is also interesting thinking about what would have been different had they won. We would live in a very different country today had some of the races gone the other way. 閱讀評論全文
LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - ElijahBailey - LibraryThing
Probably my favorite history, despite bias correctly noted by antiquary. Of note: The 1966 edition contains perspective on presidents since the original publication. While these are very limited ... 閱讀評論全文