Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States

Edited by: Lalor, John J.
(?-1899)
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1881
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New York: Maynard, Merrill, and Co.
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1899
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Includes articles by Frédéric Bastiat, Gustave de Molinari, Henry George, J. B. Say, Francis A. Walker, and more.
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GERRY

II.109.1

GERRY, Elbridge, vice-president of the United States 1813-14, was born at Marblehead, Mass., July 17, 1744, and died in office at Washington City, Nov. 23, 1814. He was graduated at Harvard in 1762, was a member of the continental congress 1776-80 and 1783-5, was a delegate to the convention of 1787 (see list of members under CONSTITUTION), was in congress as a supporter of the constitution 1789-93, and was one of the X. Y. Z. mission to France in 1797-8. In 1812 he was elected vice-president. (See DEMOCRATIC-REPUBLICAN PARTY, I-III; X. Y. Z. MISSION; MASSACHUSETTS; GERRYMANDER; CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS)

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—See Austin's Life of Gerry.

A. J.

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