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Election of 1840.

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles James Faulkner (1806-1884) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1681
Overview Correspondence of Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884), who was a Martinsburg attorney, Virginia legislator, member of Congress, and ambassador to France during the James Buchanan administration. Subjects include national and Virginia-West Virginia politics, 1827-1876, and foreign affairs, 1868-1876. Other subjects include the French Colonization Society, the slave controversy, Maryland-Virginia boundary dispute, Virginia Revolutionary debt claims, disposal of the Harpers Ferry Armory, Chesapeake...
Dates: 1786-1878

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1188
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). Includes correspondence, legal documents, photocopies of printed material, and land grants. Subjects of the correspondence include West Virginia politics; the elections of 1840, 1860, and 1861; Reconstruction; the Flick Amendment; Southern sentiment in Clarksburg;...
Dates: 1784-1899

Peter Garnall, Letter regarding Election

Collection Number: A&M 2543
Overview ALS from Peter Garnall of Wheeling to his nephew Mordecai Garnall of Pensacola, FL. Garnall writes extensively about the upcoming election of 1840 in which Gen. Harrison and the Whigs are expected to sweep to victory with a majority that "will exceed that of Gen. Jackson in his palmiest days." He is even expected to carry the home state, New York, of his opponent, Van Buren, with 15,000 votes. Mentions that the Wheeling area is strong in its support of Harrison and that there have been mass...
Dates: 1840 June 9