1896: Urged to Vote For McKinley

Middletown, Conn., June 10.–Senator John M. Douglass, who is a delegate to the republican national convention, has received a request signed by the officers of the Middletown Plate Co. and fifty others, requesting him to use his influence to have the Connecticut delegates vote for McKinley on the first ballot. He has replied that in his opinion the Connecticut delegation will be governed by circumstances as found on reaching St. Louis.

From The North Adams Transcript (North Adams, Massachusetts), Wednesday, June 10, 1896.
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