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Randolph, John , 1773-1833



  • Existence: 1773 - 1833

John Randolph (June 2, 1773 – May 24, 1833) was an American planter, and a politician from Virginia, serving in the House of Representatives at various times between 1799 and 1833, and the Senate from 1825 to 1827. He was also Minister to Russia under Andrew Jackson in 1830. After serving as President Thomas Jefferson's spokesman in the House, he broke with the president in 1805. Following this split, Randolph proclaimed himself the leader of the "Old Republicans" or "Tertium Quids", a wing of the Democratic-Republican Party.

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John Randolph letter

Mss 831111
Identifier: Mss 831111
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