John Floyd papers, 1823-1867.


Floyd, John, 1783-1837. John Floyd papers, 1823-1867.

John Floyd papers, 1823-1867.

Correspondence relating to Floyd's nomination for vice president on the Jackson ticket (1831) and to the presidential election of 1832. Correspondents include Duff Green, Littleton Waller Tazewell, and John Tyler.

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