Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Everett, Edward, 1794-1865; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Ritner, Joseph, 1780-1869; Whig Party (U.S.);United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees;
Letter discussing scientific lectures, the re-election of Pennsylvania Gov. Joseph Ritner, and Massachusetts's reluctance to support William Henry Harrison.
Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Tyler, John, 1790-1862; Sergeant, John, 1779-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials...
Letter expressing Clayton's doubts that some Whigs will not vote in the upcoming election. He also discusses his choice for Vice President, and party disenchantment over Virginia and Massachusetts's plurality of national offices.