JOHN C. FREMONT Campaign Edition Songs 1856 Newspaper *

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  • Sold Date: Sep 01, 2009
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JOHN C. FREMONT Campaign Edition Songs 1856 Newspaper * is a complete, genuine historic old newspaper with the following title, date and description: NEW-WORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, August 3, 1856 * Rare campaign edition w/ songs * John C. Fremont The front page of this "Campaign Edition" has the lyrics of seven campaign songs marking the presidential election of 1856, including: "A Rallying Song" "Shout! Shout! For Our Banner Is O'er Us!" "Fremont, The Choice Of The Nation" "Freedom And Fremont" "The Giant Slavery" "Freedom And Fremont" 'Campaign Song" & "Fremont Rallying Song". Also has the words of several campaign poems. Page 4 has an endorsement supporting the Fremont-Drayton ticket, listed as the "Republican Nominations". Other news of the day. Minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition. wikipedia notes: John Charles Frémont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890), was an American military officer, explorer, the first candidate of the Republican Party for the office of President of the United States, and the first presidential candidate of a major party to run on a platform in opposition to slavery. During the 1840s, that era's penny press accorded Frémont the sobriquet The Pathfinder, which remains in use, sometimes as "The Great Pathfinder". View additional information concerning collecting rare newspapers:

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