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His name had not been in nomination until the third polling of the delegates at the national convention.

There are several reports afloat as to how “Honest Old Abe” received the news of his nomination, none of which are correct.

Why Lincoln LaughedRussell Herman Conwell

"But that would be an acceptance of the nomination," said he.

Double TroubleHerbert Quick

The nomination took place on Tuesday, the 17th of November, 1868, and the election on the following day.

ChelseaGeorge Bryan

He "took off his coat" and worked hard and well for the election of the man who had euchred him out of the nomination.

The Plum TreeDavid Graham Phillips

It never surrenders: it will stand by you whether for a nomination or an election—for both it will keep the faith to the end.

The nomination for this city was appointed to take place on Tuesday, July 11th.

His nomination now to a seat in the Council was but a compliment, for he withdrew into Yorkshire.

He was urged to stand for election to the legislature; but he steadily refused this nomination.

Stephen A. DouglasAllen Johnson

They gained for him his nomination by Congress as engineer in the service of the States and the rank of colonel.

KosciuszkoMonica Mary Gardner

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