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Drew, Thomas, compiler. 'Fremont and Dayton' in 'The Campaign of 1856. Fremont Songs for the People. Original and Selected.' . Boston: John P. Jewett and Company, 1856. [format: book], [genre: song]. Permission: Chicago Historical Society
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=fremont14.html


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Though Fremont fled with Benton's daughter, daughter, daughter,
His "Jessie" fair,
If she told him to, what could he do?
I really don't know -- do you? do you?
Then hurrah for Fremont and Jessie, too,
And with them we'll beat the bach'lor man!
We should, we will, we can, --
And with them we'll beat old Buchan!
Hurrah for men, speech, press, land -- all free, free, free,
Our platform broad;
"We're Americans, republicans all;"
With cause so just, we'll our Union perfect;
Fremont and Dayton we're bound to elect;
And with them we'll beat old Buchan!
We must, we will, we can, --
And turn out the tyrant Pierce clan!

Yes, rout the whole gang, from Douglas to Brooks, Brooks, Brooks,
Who'd "subdue" with canes;
And this is our ticket to do it:
Fremont for President, Dayton for Vice;
They'll accomplish the job in a trice;
And with them we'll beat old Buchan!
We can, we can, we can, --
And with them we'll beat old Buchan!

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Drew, Thomas, compiler. 'Fremont and Dayton' in 'The Campaign of 1856. Fremont Songs for the People. Original and Selected.' . Boston: John P. Jewett and Company, 1856. [format: book], [genre: song]. Permission: Chicago Historical Society
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=fremont14.html
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