Youth and Soldier (1782-1813): "I Saw the Constitution Born"
Governor of Michigan Territory (1813-1831):
"A More Consummate Politician...Will Rarely Be Found"
Secretary of War (1831-1836): "An Amiable Talented Man"
Minister to France (1836-1842): "I Have Presumed that I Express the
Feelings of the American Government and People"97
Candidate for the Presidential Nomination (1842-1844):
"The Best Man, Undoubtedly, for the Democrats"119
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Publication information: Book title: Lewis Cass and the Politics of Moderation. Contributors: Willard Carl Klunder - Author. Publisher: Kent State University Press. Place of publication: Kent, OH. Publication year: 1996. Page number: vii.