Ryland Fletcher, Vermont Governor 1856-1858

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Title

Ryland Fletcher, Vermont Governor 1856-1858

Description

In 1856, Fletcher undertook a successful campaign for governor as the Republican nominee, and he was reelected in 1857. Fletcher strongly favored biennial rather than annual gubernatorial elections and was a tireless worker in the anti-slavery and temperance causes.
From: https://www.nga.org/cms/home/governors/past-governors-bios/page_vermont/col2-content/main-content-list/title_fletcher_ryland.default.html

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VHS-A-857

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Citation

“Ryland Fletcher, Vermont Governor 1856-1858,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed February 29, 2024, https://digitalvermont.org/items/show/1031.