In his announcement of his candidacy in 1836 he promised to vote for Hugh L.
No greater impetus than this could have been given to Van Buren's candidacy for the vice-presidency.
He disclaimed any intention to invade, subjugate or oppress 1 Without Lincoln's knowledge or consent, the managers of his candidacy before the convention bargained for Cameron's votes by promising to Cameron a place in Lincoln's cabinet, should Lincoln be elected.
McClellan, while accepting his candidacy, repudiated the platform, like a soldier and patriot.
The forged "Morey letter," in which he was made to appear as opposed to the exclusion of the Chinese, was widely circulated and injured his candidacy in the West.