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Collection Reference Number GLC05899.04
From Archive Folder Five documents to John Langdon regarding his nomination as vice president 
Title Joseph H. Nicholson to John Langdon urging him to accept the nomination for vice president
Date 29 May 1812
Author Nicholson, Joseph H. (1770-1817)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Urges Langdon to accept the nomination for vice president, stating that his "services are necessary to the public weal. The Union must be consolidated by combining the strength of the Southern and Eastern States in the two highest offices of the Government." Praises Langdon and mentions the failed attempt to nominate Elbridge Gerry. Langdon declined the nomination.
Subjects War of 1812  Government and Civics  Politics  Election  Vice President  Republican Party  President  
People Nicholson, Joseph Hopper (1770-1817)  Langdon, John (1741-1819)  
Place written Baltimore, Maryland
Theme War of 1812; Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859