1816.047: Circular Letter with Republican Electoral Ticket for 1816.

Published: 1816

Full Title: Circular. To the corresponding committees for promoting the election of the Republican candidates for the offices of President and Vice-President of the United States. Richmond, August 22d, 1816. Gentlemen ... [signed] William Brockenbrough, Francis Taliaferro Brooke, John Campbell, John Coalter, Charles Everett, Alexander McRae, John Preston, Thomas Ritchie, John Robertson, Andrew Stevenson, and William Wirt.

Author: Democratic-Republican Party in Virginia. Central Corresponding Committee.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Ritchie, Trueheart, and DuVal

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 41 cm. x 25 cm. (broadside).


Letter circulates names of electors pledged to James Monroe for President and to Daniel D. Tompkins for Vice President in the 1816 election; signers represent the membership of the so-called Richmond Junto at this time. Sheet lacks colophon; as Ritchie was both a member of the committee and a signers of this letter, this title certa9inly issued from his press office, so the attribution here.

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