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    [John Quincy Adams] Printed Circular in Defense of President Adams. One page, 8" x 9.5", March 14, 1829, Boston, entitled "Central Committee Circular" with the printed names of the nine members of the committee "appointed by the National Republican Convention of the Legislature." The circular was sent to "County Committees and their friends generally in reference to the approaching Elections." The circular was issued only ten days after President Adams left office after losing decisively to Andrew Jackson. The campaigning had been full of personal attacks from the press, causing hard feelings between Adams and Jackson (Adams refused to attend Jackson's inauguration). This circular contains three points and a conclusion, which urges the County Committees "to see that the National Republicans do preserve an unquestionable ascendancy in the two houses of the Legislature." Slightly uneven toning; fine.

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