The Nation: Ol' Hickory to Y'ng Peanut

THE INAUGURAL The Honourable J. Carter Plains, Georgia

Dr Sir. I applaud your triumph with the Publick and gladly express the Esteem that must naturally flow from one Man of the People to another. There is more on my Mind than Salutations. "Experience should teach us wisdom," I once told Congress. Altho' that body remains steadfastly untutored, I have better hope of you. May not, after all, there be things the Young Peanut can learn from the Old Hickory?

To be blunt. Reports have reached me of yr. plans to invite 300,000 to 400,000 campaign troopers to Washington, D.C., for the Inauguration. Furthermore,...

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