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Reminiscences of an Active LifeThe Autobiography of John Roy Lynch$
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John Roy Lynch and John Hope Franklin

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781604731149

Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2021

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.001.0001

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1875: Democratic Victory

1875: Democratic Victory

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(p.181) 22 1875: Democratic Victory
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Reminiscences of an Active Life
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John Roy Lynch

, John Hope Franklin
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.003.0022

This chapter looks at the Democratic victory in 1875. Although as a result of the sanguinary revolution in 1875 there was no hope or prospect of future Republican success in Mississippi, the Republican leaders in that state did not abandon their efforts to bring about and reestablish friendly relations between Senator Alcorn and Governor Ames. With that end in view, both were made delegates to the National Republican Convention of 1876 from the state at large. But this failed to accomplish the purpose desired. When the newly elected legislature met the first Monday in January of 1876, the fact was developed that the Lamar faction was slightly in the ascendancy in the Democratic party. This, of course, resulted in the election of Mr. L. Q. C. Lamar to the United States Senate to succeed Senator Alcorn whose term would expire on March 4, 1877.

Keywords:   Democratic party, Republican party, Mississippi, Republican leaders, 1876 National Republican Convention, legislature, L. Q. C. Lamar, United States Senate

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