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November 13, 1814 Joseph Hooker born, Hadley
November 13, 1839 A convention of abolitionists meeting in Warsaw, NY, selects James Birney as its presidential candidate.
Election of 1840
November 13, 1849 Peter H. Burnett and and John McDougal are elected the first Governor and Lieutenant Governor of California under the Constitution created at the statehood convention
November 13, 1860 At the end of a fiery, pro-secession speech, Robert Toombs announces his resignation from the U. S. Senate at the end of his term.
November 13, 1861 Rev. M. R. Watkinson from Ridleyville writes Treasury Secretary Salmon Chase asking the motto "God, Liberty, Law" be added to all currency to "...place us openly under the Divine protection we have personally claimed"
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