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Presidential Election of 1828: A Resource Guide

Digital Collections

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of primary source materials related to the presidential election of 1828, including manuscripts, letters, government documents, printed ephemera, campaign literature, and newspaper articles. Provided below is a link to the home page for each relevant digital collection along with selected highlights.

Congressional Publications

Andrew Jackson Papers

Selected references to the 1828 presidential election:

Historic Newspapers

Selected articles related to the 1828 presidential election:

James Madison Papers

Selected highlight from this collection:

Selected Digitized Books

Selected highlights from this collection: