Fogg & War

Thursday, January 24, 1861

New Hampshire’s George Fogg, secretary of the Republican National Committee, visits Springfield in regard to New England candidates for the Lincoln Cabinet. Fogg also carries numerous letters from Republican leaders in New England and elsewhere objecting to the appointment Simon Cameron to the Cabinet.
Attorney Leonard Swett writes Lincoln about General Winfield Scott’s plans to protect Lincoln. General Scott “wants quietly to station such force about Baltimore, I suppose as will protect you, in any event.”

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