- 1856 Republican National Convention
Republican National Conventionconvened from June 17to June 19 1856at the Musical Fund Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, and nominated General John C. Frémontof Californiaand former Senator William Daytonof New Jerseyfor President and Vice President of the United States, respectively, in the 1856 presidential election. The convention also appointed the Republican National Committee.
The Convention's location and date were determined during an informal convention in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on February 22and February 23.
* [http://www.archive.org/details/proceedingsoffir00repu "Proceedings of the first three Republican national conventions of 1856, 1860 and 1864"]
* [http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=57951 OurCampaigns overview of the First Republican National Convention]
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