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Collection Reference Number GLC03240
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1812 
Title Elbridge Gerry to Charles Cutts regarding Federalist policies
Date 16 June 1812
Author Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)  
Recipient Cutts, Charlie  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Near the beginning of the outbreak of the War of 1812, Gerry describes and criticizes Federalist politics as an attempt "to place in the executive departments of the Nation & States, men devoted to the interest & Government of Great Britain." Written the day after he was notified of his nomination for Vice President. Cutts was a New Hampshire senator.
Subjects Federalists  Politics  Government and Civics  War of 1812  Global History and Civics  Election  Vice President  
People Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)  Cutts, Charles (1769-1846)  
Place written Cambridge, Massachusetts
Theme Government & Politics; War of 1812; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859