"Republican Triumph" -- Transcribed Floor Debate for U. S. Speaker of the House in 1856

Title

"Republican Triumph" -- Transcribed Floor Debate for U. S. Speaker of the House in 1856

Subject

U. S. Congress--1850s

Description

6-page handwritten transcription, titled "Republican Triumph," of floor debate over Speaker of the House for 34th Congress, choosing between James Lawrence Orr, Nathaniel Prentice Banks and others in February 1856. Banks was chosen on the 133rd ballot. Inserted in pencil are names of Conway residents next to names of U.S. Representatives, suggesting that this transcription was used for a dramatic reading or school project. 3 sheets of 10" x 15" paper folded and bound with a pin (removed).

Creator

Unknown

Date

1856 ca.

Contributor

Unknown

Source

CHS

Rights

CHS. Fair use.

Format

None

Type

Text

Identifier

FML-2014-032

Coverage

Conway, Mass.

Identifier

016

Tags

Citation

Unknown, “"Republican Triumph" -- Transcribed Floor Debate for U. S. Speaker of the House in 1856,” Conway Historical Society, accessed October 17, 2019, http://conwaymasshistory.org/items/show/1080.