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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 6 0 Browse Search
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e court; this to the end, that it may be a government of laws, and not of men. In the election for governor, in 1860, there were four candidates and four political parties. John A. Andrew, of Boston, was the candidate of the Republicans; Erasmus D. Beach, of Springfield, of the Douglas wing of the Democrats; Amos A. Lawrence, of Boston, of the conservative party; and Benjamin F. Butler, of Lowell, of the Breckenridge wing of the Democratic party. John A. Andrew received 104,527 votes; ErasErasmus D. Beach, 35,191; Amos A. Lawrence, 23,816; Benjamin F. Butler, 6,000; all others, 75. Mr. Andrew's majority over all the opposing candidates was 39,445. The eight councillors elected were all Republicans, as were all the members of Congress. The presidential electors in favor of the election of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin, for President and Vice-President of the United States, received about the same majority Mr. Andrew did for Governor. Nearly all of the members of the Senate
ch, Charles G. Greene, editor of the Boston Post, proposed three cheers for General Sheridan, and his victory in the Shenandoah valley; and expressed the hope that the General might drive the enemy from the valley, and keep him out; and restore the valley to the Old Dominion, and restore the Old Dominion to the Union. The convention nominated the same gentlemen for State officers who had been the candidates of the party the year before; and selected Robert C. Winthrop, of Boston, and Erasmus D. Beach, of Springfield, as presidential electors at large. A series of resolutions were adopted which were reported by Colonel Charles G. Greene, of Boston. They strongly indorsed the nominations of General McClellan and Mr. Pendleton, for President and Vice-President of the United States, and in equally strong terms opposed the Rebellion. They expressed sympathy with the sufferings and trials of our soldiers and sailors, congratulated the country upon the victories achieved by our armies