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Franklin Pierce, serving in Congress from New Hampshire, wrote to his friend and distant cousin George W. Pierce of Portland, consoling him on political defeats in Maine and discussing a number of political situations in the country.
Both men were Democrats.
Franklin Pierce served in the U.S. House from 1833-1837 and in the U.S. Senate from 1837-1842. He was President from 1853-1857.
About This Item
- Title: Franklin Pierce on political defeats, 1834
- Creator: Franklin Pierce
- Creation Date: 1834-04-25
- Subject Date: 1834
- Hillsborough, NH
- Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Collection: Pierce family collection
- Object Type: Text
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Legislators--United States
- Maine--Politics and government
- Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869--Correspondence
- Pierce, George W. (George Washington)--Correspondence
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