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  Letter, C. K. Holliday to Dear Wife [Mary Holliday]
Author: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: October 17, 1856

Three days after the Pennsylvania state election, Cyrus K. Holliday wrote from Monongahela House, a hotel in Pittsburgh, PA to his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville. Results were unofficial, and Cyrus hoped that John C. Fremont, republican presidential candidate, had won at least by a slim majority, if not by the expected large margin. Concerned about the November 4th national election, Cyrus anticipated fraud in Kansas Territory and prayed that the people would do right. He mentioned counties he had spoken in; his next stop, Philadelphia; and his planned return to counties near Meadville.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Collection, #386, Box 1, Folder 3
Item Number: 101694 Number of images: 2
Keywords: Election fraud; Elections; Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900; Holliday, Mary; Meadville, Pennsylvania; Philadelpia, Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Republican Party (U.S.: 1854- )

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