Tyler v. Lincoln

Sirs:

In your article TYLER VERSUS LINCOLN, [April 9, you seek to discredit certain criticisms made by me on Abraham Lincoln by attacking and underrating another President, John Tyler, who had, of course, nothing to do with the case. Your comment shows that you have not kept up with the historical advance, for scholars are now agreed that the Bank was never an issue in 1840 and that Tyler was not a Democrat adopted by the Whigs but that he had as good a standing in the Whig party as any other man...

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