Young Men's Democratic Association of Louisville Document, July 12, 1856

Descriptive Summary

Title
Young Men's Democratic Association of Louisville Document, July 12, 1856
Creator
Young Men's Democratic Association of Louisville
Extent
1 item (9 leaves), .5 c.f.
Subjects
Political clubs -- Kentucky -- Jefferson County
Presidents -- Elections -- 19th century
Slavery -- United States
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection is a nine-page document created by the Young Men's Democratic Association of Louisville in 1856, evaluating the political careers of James Buchanan and Millard Fillmore prior to the presidential election. The document emphasizes each candidate's stand on the issue of slavery. The information gathered was to be published with 20,000 copies of a pamphlet distributed throughout Kentucky.
Arrangement: Chronological