Franklin Pierce on political defeats, 1834

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Franklin Pierce on political defeats, 1834

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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.

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  • Title: Franklin Pierce on political defeats, 1834
  • Creator: Franklin Pierce
  • Creation Date: 1834-04-25
  • Subject Date: 1834
  • Locations:
    • Hillsborough, NH
    • Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Collection: Pierce family collection
  • Object Type: Text

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