“New York Tribune” Horace Greeley Hand Written Letter Dated 1871. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. (February 3, 1811 November 29, 1872) was an American author and statesman who was the founder and. Among the great newspapers of its time. Long active in politics, he served briefly as a congressman from New York, and was the unsuccessful candidate of the new. Greeley was born to a poor family in. He was apprenticed to a printer in Vermont and went to New York City in 1831 to seek his fortune. He wrote for or edited several publications and involved himself in. Politics, taking a significant part in. S successful 1840 presidential campaign. Among many other issues, he urged the settlement of the American West, which he saw as a land of opportunity for the young and the unemployed. He popularized the slogan. Go West, young man. And grow up with the country. He endlessly promoted utopian reforms such as socialism, vegetarianism, agrarianism, feminism, and temperance, while hiring the best talent he could find. Greeley’s alliance with. Led to him serving three months in the House of Representatives, where he angered many by investigating Congress in his newspaper. In 1854, he helped found and may have named the. Republican newspapers across the nation regularly reprinted his editorials. He mostly supported Lincoln, though urging him to commit to the end of slavery before the President was willing to do so. In opposition to President. He broke with Republican president. Because of corruption and Greeley’s sense that Reconstruction policies were no longer needed. Greeley was the new Liberal Republican Party’s candidate in the. He lost in a landslide, despite having the additional support of the. He was devastated by the death of his wife, who died five days before the election, and died himself three weeks later, before the. The item “New York Tribune Horace Greeley Hand Written Letter Dated 1871 Mueller COA” is in sale since Saturday, July 4, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
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