Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Eli Thayer” in chapter 15 of Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3:
..., would have largely increased the number of slave States. Started by Cass and Douglas as a device for evading the issue in Congress between freedom and slavery, it had been substantially adopted by Eli Thayer , the Republican member of Congress for the Worcester District, now seeking a re-election as an independent candidate against Mr. Bailey, who had been nominated by the Republicans.
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