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Collection Reference Number GLC03100
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1812 
Title John Adams to Benjamin Rush regarding their sons and presidential politics
Date 26 May 1812
Author Adams, John (1735-1826)  
Recipient Rush, Benjamin  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description A very philosophical letter discussing mankind and nature's bellicosity. He also mentions his preference for Elbridge Gerry over John Langdon for vice president
Subjects President  Philosophy  Children and Family  Vice President  Election  Politics  War of 1812  Government and Civics  
People Adams, John (1735-1826)  Rush, Benjamin (1746-1813)  Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)  
Place written Quincy, Massachusetts
Theme The Presidency; Children & Family; Government & Politics; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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