RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY THE ANTIMASONIC MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE OF MASSACHUSETTS, AND OTHER CITIZENS OF BOSTON AND THE VICINITY, OPPOSED TO THE NOMINATION OF MARTIN VAN BUREN AND RICHARD M. JOHNSON FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT OF U.S. AT A MEETING HELD IN THE CHAMBER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, MARCH 9, 1836. WITH AN ADDRESS TO THEIR ANTIMASONIC FELLOW CITIZENS THROUGHOUT THE STATE.

Boston: D. Hooton, 1836. Disbound, 24pp, lightly dusted. Good+.

Opposing Van Buren's presidential candidacy on the Democratic ticket, Antimasonic Massachusetts men say he and Andrew Jackson "take upon themselves responsibilities not enjoined by the constitution, and yield to expediency the paramount claims of the law." Though there is no Antimasonic candidate to endorse, "the legitimate object of organized Antimasonry, has ever been to watch over and protect the rights of the community, to detect and counteract wrongs, and to purify the body politic." Hence they support Daniel Webster for President and "that firm Patriot and consistent Antimason, Francis Granger, of N. York," for the Vice Presidency. Also printed in New Bedford this year.
Wise & Cronin 93. Sabin 46091. AI 39883 [5, AI misstates pagination as 240]. Item #21934

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