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Fraud and the Election of 1856

Five years ago I wrote a blog post about my 3rd great uncle, Cornelius Harris (see Insanity and the Election of 1856). At the time I knew he was involved in some irregularities related to the election of 1856, but … Continue reading

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Insanity and the Election of 1856

Sometimes things just don’t make sense.  Every once in a while I come across a document or phrase that doesn’t jibe with what I know–or what I think I know.  It’s happened to me again, and I’d love to have … Continue reading

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