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Buchanan, James (1791-1868) To: Churchill C. Cambreleng

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07991 Author/Creator: Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Place Written: Washington Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1840/06/28 Pagination: 4 p. 25.2 cm x 20.4 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07991 Author/Creator: Buchanan, James (1791-1868) Place Written: Washington Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1840/06/28 Pagination: 4 p. 25.2 cm x 20.4 cm

Summary of Content: Election Predictions for 1840 and the Whigs: " Their hard cider will ... be converted into sour vinegar before the end of the dog days."

People: Cambreleng, Churchill Caldom, 1786-1862
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentPoliticsGovernment and CivicsElectionAlcoholWhigs

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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