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Title:[Letter] 1844 Jan. 17, Nashville, Tennessee / Thos. Pritcher [et al]: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Pritcher, Thos.

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Date: January 17, 1844
Extent: 4p
Summary:This is a letter from the Central State Corresponding Committee dated January 17, 1844. It is to an unknown recipient. The committee represents the Democratic Convention of Tennessee. They express outrage over the fact that Martin Van Buren did not win the presidential election of 1840, and that he is a favorite for the current nomination. The committee writes that they want James K. Polk to run for Vice-President. A copy of the address stating this decision is included.
Collection:Laughlin Papers

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