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Republican Convention (1879)

Boston, Sep. 12, 1879

You are earnestly requested to meet several gentleman at lunch at Parker, at one o’clock sharp to consult on the best method of securing harmony in the Republican Party at the convention and the election. Your presence is especially important.

Yours truly

E, N. Kinsley esq     J. M. Forbes NHS


It appears it was in preparing for the 1880 Presidential election Election

Republican Chairman – George F. Hoar from Massachusetts

President / Vice President nominees – James A, Garfield / Chester A. Arthur

Garfied        Chester_Arthur_3x4

(The Letter was Purchased at Main Street Arts & Antiques 124 Main Street Gloucester)

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