Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Breckinridge” in chapter 15 of Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3:
...ne hundred and six thousand votes; Douglas, thirty-four thousand; Bell, twenty-two thousand; and Breckinridge, six thousand.
In the electoral colleges Lincoln received one hundred and eighty votes; Breckinridge , seventy-two; Bell, thirty-nine; and Douglas, twelve.
The Unionists in the South were divided between Douglas and Bell.
In the North the rump of the Whig party—those antipathetic to antisla...
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