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Webster, Daniel (1782-1852) to John Lovett

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02204 Author/Creator: Webster, Daniel (1782-1852) Place Written: Portsmouth, New Hampshire Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 26 April 1815 Pagination: 3 p. : address : docket : envelope : free frank ; 24.5 x 19.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Serving as New Hampshire State Representative, Webster discusses possible future political appointments with New York Representative Lovett. Discusses a dinner with Richard Stockton, a New Jersey Representative. Referring to the New York election, held on the day Webster wrote this document, states that he expects nothing good from Clinton's friends (possibly referring to former New York Mayor DeWitt Clinton). States that he anticipates the removal of New Hampshire Senator Jeremiah Mason from Senate to serve as Governor of New Hampshire. Calls Hulbert (possibly Massachusetts Representative John Whitefield Hulbert) a rogue. This document is accompanied by an envelope free franked to New Hampshire Representative James Wilson.

People: Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852
Lovett, John, 1761-1818
Mason, Jeremiah, 1768-1848
Hulbert, John Whitefield, 1770-1831
Stockton, Richard, 1764-1828
Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: CongressPoliticsElectionGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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