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...the U.S. House of Representatives, 1797–1801, the Massachusetts legislature, 1802–17, and the U.S. Senate, 1817–22. An active Federalist, he was a leader in the opposition to JM’s administration and the War of 1812, as well as spokesman for the Hartford Convention of 1814. In the debates over the Missouri question, he took a leading part against the extension of slavery into the territories.
’s nephew, Conway C. Macon (1792–1860), a planter living at Mt. Erin in Orange County, Virginia, who served in the state militia during the War of 1812, was county sheriff in 1843, and a justice of the peace. He sold his property in 1848 and eventually moved to Richmond, where he was employed as a tobacco inspector (Chapman, “Descendants of Ambrose Madison,”...