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Collection Reference Number GLC05899.01
From Archive Folder Five documents to John Langdon regarding his nomination as vice president 
Title Nathaniel Macon to John Langdon reporting Langdon's nomination for vice presidency by the Republican Congressional Caucus
Date 19 May 1812
Author Macon, Nathaniel (1758-1837)  
Recipient Langdon, John  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Reports that James Madison was nominated for president and Langdon for vice president by Republican Congressional Caucus. Congratulates Langdon and describes his nomination as "made without the solicitation or intrigue of any one of your acquaintances, I consider it made purely on principle." Hopes Langdon will accept the nomination. Macon was a North Carolina congressman. Langdon declined the nomination.
Subjects War of 1812  Government and Civics  Politics  Election  Vice President  Republican Party  President  
People Macon, Nathaniel (1758-1837)  Langdon, John (1741-1819)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
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