After the nomination of Lewis Cass as the Democratic candidate for president in 1848, a committee of men from Alabama asked Tazewell to run against him. In the first letter, Tazewell declines the invitation, though he also disagrees with the...
In the letter Meeks begins by discussing the proposed appointment of Mr. Jones as superintendent in a Methodist congregation in the state. He then asks for Hall's advice in political matters, especially related to the presidential election of 1848:...
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