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Contraband Camp -- Harper's Ferry, VA
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frame: 26 7/8 x 21 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 68.3 x 55.2 x 3.2 cm )
Washington Hunt received the Democratic nomination for the governorship of New York in 1850, and defeated his opponent, Horatio Seymour, by a narrow margin the following year. Seymour challenged Hunt again in 1852 and defeated him for reelection.
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