Manuscript Group 205, Lincoln and Johnson Club Of The Third Ward, Newark, NJ Record Books, 1864
LINCOLN AND JOHNSON CLUB OF THE THIRD WARD,
Record Books, 1864. 2 vols.
Constitution, membership lists, and minutes of a Republican
political club in Newark, established to provide support for
Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson in the 1864 Presidential election.
The club’s minutes were kept by its secretary William Nelson.
There is also a poll list compiled by Nelson, giving names of
eligible voters and their political
sympathies—“”Union,” “Copper,” or
Gift of William Nelson, 1885.