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John Tyler Letter to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe, 1835 May 3

John Tyler Letter to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe, 1835 May 3
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Scope and Contents
Letter from United States Senator John Tyler (1790- 1862) to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe dated May 30, 1835.  In it he discussed horses and horse racing.  He also comments on the recent Democratic Party convention of 1835.  As a newly emerged Whig party leader, Tyler was nonplussed by the nomination of Martin Van Buren and voiced support that Virginia voters would go for Judge White (Hugh Lawson White) one of four Whig Presidential candidates in 1836.
Tyler, John (1790-1862)
Democratic Party (Va.)
Horse racing--Virginia
Whig Party (U.S.)

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Purchase- Joe Rubinfine.
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Preferred Citation
John Tyler to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe letter, May 30, 1835, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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