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Monroe wins the Presidential election...
Item # 622032
February 19, 1817
NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Feb. 19, 1817 The top of the front page as an announcing: "According to the provisions of the constitution the votes...for President and Vice President were yesterday counted...was officially proclaimed by the President of the Senate that JAMES MONROE is elected President...and DANIEL D. TOMPKINS is elected Vice President..." (see).
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small hole near the top of front leaf not close to the noted content, loss to a lower corner of the back leaf.
Category: Pre-Civil War