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Democratic Committee Leaflet, 1832 October 29

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Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: This four-page leaflet, addressed to Pennsylvania Democrats, explains and defends Andrew Jackson's decision to not send the militia to Georgia in order to free two jailed missionaries. It defends his record on Indian rights and on religious matters, gives an account of the missionaries' case, and provides an extensive survey of pertinent cases to show that calling in the militia would be unconstitutional. The missionaries, Mr. Butler and Mr. Worcester, had been working in the Cherokee...
Dates: 1832 October 29