PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANTI-JACKSON CONVENTION, HELD AT THE CAPITOL, IN THE CITY OF RICHMOND: WITH THEIR ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA: (ACCOMPANIED BY DOCUMENTS.).

Richmond: Printed by Samuel Shepherd & Co., 1828. 38, [2 blanks] pp. Stitched, untrimmed, partly uncut. Browned and lightly to moderately foxed. Good+, in its unsophisticated state.

This Virginia Convention of more than 200 delegates, listed by County, "feared the most pernicious consequences from the election of General Jackson, and we have come to consult about the means of averting this calamity from our country." Although "many of you strongly disapprove some of the leading measures of the present Administration," President Adams's faults and errors are as nothing against the defects of Jackson's character, which render him "altogether unfit for the presidency." An Appendix prints correspondence from Jackson's Florida campaign, demonstrating his disregard for civilian authority and his arbitrary exercise of power.
Swem 137. Sabin 100496. Not in Wise & Cronin or Miles. Item #28332

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