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Charles Mason et al. to MVB, 21 June 1834

Sir,

A public dinner will be given on the 4th of July next, at this place, by the Democratic Republican Citizens of Fredericksburg, Falmouth, and their Vicinities; and the undersigned have been appointed a Committee of Correspondence to invite such Members of Congress, and other distinguished persons agreeing with them in sentiment, as we might deem expedient:—In executing this duty, we take pleasure in soliciting the honor of your company on that occasion; and beg leave to express our grateful sense of your public services, and especially of your firm and patriotic opposition to the United States Bank.

Very respectfully,

Your ob't serv'ts,

Charles Mason,

O.M. Crutchfield,

Carter L. Stevenson,

John Z. Holladay,

William Bernard,

John M. Daniel,

R.C.L. Moncure,

F.W. Taliaferro,

Corresponding Committee.

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Virginia -

The old dominion of constitutional principles.

May the lustre of one of the brightest of our sentinel stars never be dimmed by the mists of nullification.

Charles Mason et al. to MVB, 21 June 1834Charles Mason et al. to MVB, 21 June 1834
Source: DLC Library of Congress
Collection: MVB Papers (DLC)
Series: Series 7 (4 March 1833-3 March 1837)