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    Clement Vallandigham Pre-Printed Letter Signed, "C.S. Vallandigham", one page, 8" x 10", Dayton, Ohio, May 7, 1861, to A. McGreggor, Canton, Ohio. It reads in part: "...the purpose of the Lincoln Administration...is being abused to the utter destruction of the constitution and the inauguration of military despotism...If there be any spirit of liberty left, is it not time to arouse and strike a blow to rescue the Republic from an impending military despotism...". Folds from mailing and light aging, else fine condition. Vallandigham, a U.S. representative from Ohio, is best remembered for being an outspoken leader of the anti-war Copperhead movement in the North. His seditious behavior brought about Vallandighma's arrest and ultimate exile from the United States.

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