From this time Greeley was popularly identified with The Tribune, and its share in the public discussion of the time is his history.
On the 3rd of April 1841, Greeley announced that on the following Saturday (April loth) he would begin the publication of a daily newspaper of the same general principles, to be called The Tribune.
In January 1833 Greeley formed a partnership with Francis V.
Before Horace was ten years old (1820), his father became bankrupt, his home was sold by the sheriff, and Zaccheus Greeley himself fled the state to escape arrest for debt.
When it was clear that Evarts could not be elected, his supporters threw their votes for a third candidate, Ira Harris, who was thus chosen over Greeley by a small majority.
In 1851 Greeley visited Europe for the first time, serving as a juryman at the Crystal Palace Exhibition, appearing before a committee of the House of Commons on newspaper taxes, and urging the repeal of the stamp duty on advertisements.
HORACE GREELEY (1811-1872), American statesman and man of letters, was born at Amherst, New Hampshire, on the 3rd of February 1811.
The best Lives of Greeley are those by James Parton (New York, 1855; new ed., Boston, 1872) and W.
In September 1841 Greeley merged his weekly papers, The Log Cabin and The New Yorker, into The Weekly Tribune, which soon attained as wide circulation as its predecessors, and was much more profitable.
From the outset it was a cardinal principle with Greeley to hear all sides, and to extend a special hospitality to new ideas.