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December 5, 1782 Martin Van Buren born, Kinderhook, NY
  Martin Van Buren
December 5, 1820 In his annual report to the Senate, Treasury Secretary William Crawford asks the Congress to forgive up to 1/3 the debt owed by purchasers of public lands
  William H. Crawford
December 5, 1839 George Armstrong Custer born, New Rumley, Ohio
  George Armstrong Custer
December 5, 1853 Committee on Territories, chaired by Stephen Douglas, begins hearings on the Nebraska statehood bill passed by the U. S. House
  Stephen A. Douglas
December 5, 1876 Florida canvassing board determines Rutherford B. Hayes wins the state by a margin of 924 votes Florida
  Rutherford B. Hayes
  Election of 1876
December 5, 1889 Jefferson Davis dies, New Orleans, Louisiana
  Jefferson Davis

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Siege of Petersburg Virginia
  Robert E. Lee
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  Ulysses S. Grant
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Whigs hold their national convention in Harrisburg and nominate William Henry Harrison of Ohio for President with 148 votes. Henry Clay received 90 and Winfield Scott had 16. John Tyler was unanimously selected as Harrison's Vice-President Pennsylvania
  Henry Clay
  Winfield Scott
  John Tyler
  William Henry Harrison
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