This article reviews the Presidential campaign of 1896 and the vice-presidential nomination of Arthur Sewall of Bath. It highlights the divisive nature of the election and it's effect on early 20th century American politics.
Schlup, Leonard. "Bryan's Partner: Arthur Sewall and the Campaign of 1896." Maine History 16, 4 (1977): 189-211. https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mainehistoryjournal/vol16/iss4/3