Washington, [D.C]. 1824.  pp. 8 x 10 inches. Very good, edge wear, few tears along margins and folds, not affecting text. Item #44216
Dated Washington, 9 March 1824. John Holmes (1773-1843), Senator from Maine was a supporter of W.H. Crawford, the Congressional Caucus candidate, and writes about the chances of John Quincy Adams, the Jackson-Calhoun coalition, and Henry Clay in different states and regions- he predicts Clay's win in Ohio and Missouri. He comments on the maneuverings of these men, of President Monroe who denied receiving a letter from Jackson concerning cabinet appointments, and various diverse factions, for example noting: "Adams is no help, he gets not a single state beyond New England" (Adams did pick up New York too). The recipient is undisclosed.