Library of Congress: Hon. Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Purchases Newspaper and Demands That It Endorse the Republican Party

By May 1, 1859

Abraham Lincoln purchases German-language newspaper, the Illinois Staats-Anzeiger, and demands that it endorse the Republican Party through the 1860 election. The exact date associated with this historical event is unknown.

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