When was John Tyler on his knees playing marbles when told he had become president?

William Henry Harrison had died a month into his term on April 6, 1841 when John Tyler was told he had become president.

John Tyler was found deep in a game of aggies or marbles when given the news that he was the first vice president to succeed a dead president.

Two decades later, Tyler apparently lost those marbles.

when was john tyler on his knees playing marbles when told he had become president

He renounced his citizenship and joined the Confederacy.

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