Friday, May 30, 2014

Quids And The Triangular War

A (pre-war) letter from Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, May 30, 1812, included in The James Madison Papers, mentioned the following:

Source  Library Of Congress Online Site

"The triangular war must be the idea of the Anglomen, and malcontents, in other words, the federalists and quids."
"Quids" -- dissident Republicans who did not follow Madison's lead

See an earlier post, Consideration Of A Triangular War.

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