1832 · Albany
Resolutions and meetings at Tammany Hall and Albany express New York Democrats' outrage at the Senate's rejection of President Jackson's nomination of Martin Van Buren as Ambassador to England. Clay and Webster charged that, as Secretary of State, Van Buren "had sacrificed the honor of the United States by repudiating the position of the previous administration against Britain in the controversy over the West Indian trade...In the end the nomination failed on the casting vote of the Vice President," John C. Calhoun. Peterson, The Great Triumvirate 203. The Resolutions denounce the three. "Let no wolf in sheep's clothing be permitted to appear to night- no man with New York and Van Buren on his LIPS, and CALHOUN and NULLIFICATION in his heart."
Wise & Cronin 115. Sabin 100676. AI 16924 . (Inventory #: 27129)