Presidential Campaign Memorabilia
from the Duke University Special Collections Library
John Adams - 1796
U.S. Supreme Court Justice William Paterson, while on circuit duty in Raleigh, N.C., wrote to
Justice James Iredell of Edenton, N.C., on December 1, 1796. Paterson's appraisal of the
potential outcome of the electoral vote was a victory for John Adams over Thomas Jefferson.
From the James Iredell Papers in Special Collections.
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Scriptorium, Special Collections Library, Duke University. August 1996