7TH INAUGURAL CEREMONIES
March 4, 1813
THE SWEARING-IN CEREMONIES
The Swearing-In Ceremony:
James Madison was sworn-in for his second term as the 4th President of the United States, and Elbridge Gerry was sworn-in as the 5th Vice President of the United States.
House of Representatives Chamber, U.S. Capitol
According the National Intelligencer, “The day was fine, the sun shone brilliantly.”
PRESIDENTIAL OATH OF OFFICE
Administered to James Madison by the Honorable John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States.
VICE PRESIDENTIAL OATH OF OFFICE
Administered to Elbridge Gerry.
President James Madison