Franklin Pierce on political defeats, 1834

Contributed by Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society

Franklin Pierce on political defeats, 1834

Not available for reproduction or licensing. More info.


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.

View/Add Comments


Item has a transcription view a full transcription

About This Item

  • 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

Cross Reference Searches

Standardized Subject Headings


For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

Use of this Item is not restricted by copyright and/or related rights, but the holding organization is contractually obligated to limit use. For more information, please contact the contributing organization. However, watermarked Maine Memory Network images may be used for educational purposes.

How to cite content on this site

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.