Letter from Zachary Taylor to Hon. J. Iredell, June 24, 1848.
The first letter from Gen. Taylor since he received newspaper intelligence of his nomination, as published in the Raleigh Register.
BATON ROUGE, La., June 24, 1848.
SIR: — I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of a copy of the resolutions adopted, on the 9th inst., by a meeting of my fellow citizens of Raleigh, ratifying my nomination for the Presidency by the National Whig Convention.
I beg that you will convey to my fellow citizens of Raleigh my grateful acknowledgments for this distinguished mark of their confidence, and assure them that I shall feel proud of the support of men who are governed by such a spirit of moderation in their political opinions, as that manifested in the resolution before me.
For yourself, sir, be pleased to accept the assurance of my high esteem and kindest wishes.
I am, sir, your obedient servant, Z. TAYLOR.
Hon. J. Iredell, Raleigh, N. C.