In the presidential election of 1872, Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune, was the candidate of the Liberal Republican Party and of the Democratic Party. Nominated first by the Liberal Republicans at their convention in Cincinnati, Greeley had been named by the Democrats at Baltimore in July, 1872. The Democrats not only adopted the candidate of the Liberal Republicans but also adopted their platform verbatim.
Wight, Willard E.
"Horace Greeley, Presidential Candidate: A Floridian's View,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 35:
3, Article 9.
Available at: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/fhq/vol35/iss3/9