Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886

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Birth 1810-05-31
Death 1886-02-12

Biographical notes:

Governor of New York State.

From the description of Letter, 1854 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122641001

Born in Pompey, New York, Horatio Seymour was Governor of New York from 1853-1855 and again from 1863-1865.

From the description of Horatio Seymour collection, 1838-1883. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155419234

Governor of New York during the Civil War.

From the description of Letters, 1863, 1880. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 54801927

Jurist and governor of and U.S. senator from New York.

From the description of Horatio Seymour correspondence and biographical note, 1856-1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980434

Politician. Seymour served as New York State Governor and member of the New York State Assembly. He was instrumental in obtaining legislative approval for an Erie Canal improvement bill in 1845.

From the description of Papers, 1764-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122617568

American statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Utica, to the Reverend J.W.W. Stryker, 1885 Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663963

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to N.J. Rosseter, 1857 Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663515

Governor of New York 1852-1854 and 1862-1864.

From the description of Petition and endorsement : Washington, D.C., 1863 Sept. 10. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525063


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