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Macon, Nathaniel (1758-1837) to John Langdon

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05899.01 Author/Creator: Macon, Nathaniel (1758-1837) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 19 May 1812 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 24.5 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Reports that James Madison was nominated for president and Langdon for vice president by Republican Congressional Caucus. Congratulates Langdon and describes his nomination as "made without the solicitation or intrigue of any one of your acquaintances, I consider it made purely on principle." Hopes Langdon will accept the nomination. Macon was a North Carolina congressman. Langdon declined the nomination.

People: Macon, Nathaniel, 1758-1837
Langdon, John, 1741-1819

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: War of 1812Government and CivicsPoliticsElectionVice PresidentRepublican PartyPresident

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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