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From James Madison to Elbridge Gerry, 14 February 1813

¶ To Elbridge Gerry

Letter not found. 14 February 1813. Acknowledged in Gerry to JM, 20 Feb. 1813, as enclosing a certificate of Gerry’s election as vice president. A copy of the certificate, which reproduced the Senate resolution of 11 Feb. 1813 that had specified its wording and required that it be “laid before the President,” survives (2 pp.; NHi; printed in Annals of Congress description begins Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States … (42 vols.; Washington, 1834–56). description ends , 12th Cong., 2d sess., 80–81).

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