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This broadside, published by the Columbia Telescope (S.C.) on 1829 March 9, provides a transcript of the inaugural address that Andrew Jackson delivered on 1829 March 4 in Washington, D.C. In it, Jackson outlines his domestic and foreign policy goals and discusses his intention to stand for the rights of states, limit executive power, handle agriculture, commerce, and manufactures unequivocally, and ensure the fair treatment of the Indians.
In a letter dated March 22, 1829, Andrew Jackson writes from Washington, D.C. to William Donelson concerning Andrew Jackson Hutchings, a ward of Jackson and his wife Rachel.
In this letter to Midleton Ewing Wilcox (1824-1901), Johnson acknowledges receipt of Wilcox's previous letters and reports that he has nominated Wilcox's brother for a position with the Post Office. He also comments on the current state of affairs in Washington, writing that there is much going on here in reference to President making - there are plots and counter-plots constantly going on with asperants.
This collection includes two letters written by Andrew Johnson. The letters are dated March 3, 1863 and February 4, 1865 and are written from Nashville, Tennessee.
This collection consists of three series of materials related to President Andrew Johnson and his two sons Charles and Robert. These materials are dated between 1833 and 1875. This collection contains some of President Johnson's business and personal papers.
This broadside, entitled A Brief Account of the Execution of the Six Militia Men recounts the story, as told by an eye-witness, of the six who were executed in February of 1815 under the orders of General Andrew Jackson. The document states that the House Committee on Military Affairs in Washington have decided to publish the documents regarding the militia men’s cases and goes on to describe the case of Sergeant Morrow, one of the militia men involved.
In this letter dated August 14, 1856, General William Barksdale describes a speech he plans to give in Baltimore against the Know Nothing Party and in favor of electing James Buchanan as President.
This collection consists of an incomplete letter dated June 2, 1796 from George Washington to Gov. William Blount and a Masonic Medal given to James H. Grant by Washington.
This collection consists of one typed manuscript titled Interesting Foreign Visitors at Mount Vernon 1780-1799 written by Pollyanna Creekmore on May 5, 1941.
This collection includes a letter written by James K. Polk to an unmarked recipient. It is dated December 26, 1829 from "Washington City."
This broadside, entitled Mrs. Barney's Letter to Andrew Jackson, President of the United States, was printed by Henry Bowen's Chemical Print in Boston. It features correspondence between Andrew Jackson Donelson and Mary Barney, whose husband, Major W. B. Barney, was dismissed by Jackson because of his support for John Quincy Adams instead of Jackson in the 1828 presidential election.
This collection contains Patricia Clark's research and articles documenting Andrew Johnson, his history, estate, and family through letters, articles, photographs, and clippings.
Collection contains a two page letter written by Sarah Childress Polk on February 27, 1888. The letter, a response to General James Grant Wilson discusses a photograph of Sarah's husband, the late James K. Polk, about which the general had previously inquired. Polk explains in her letter that the photograph in question was taken a few months before her husband's death.
This collection includes a three-page handwritten editorial essay titled "The President at Home."
Seven bound volumes containing the correspondence of Walter Chandler, a former Tennessee state representative (1917), State Senator (1921-1923), U.S. Representative (1935-1940) and mayor of Memphis (1943-1946 and 1955). The correspondence includes letters from U.S. presidents, Supreme Court justices, and other well-known persons.
- Presidents -- United States. 6
- Presidents -- United States -- Correspondence. 4
- Presidents -- United States -- Election. 4
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Correspondence. 2
- Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849 -- Correspondence. 2
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 2
- United States. Congress -- History -- 19th century. 2
- American Party -- History. 1
- Bankruptcy -- United States. 1
- Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States. 1
- Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Essays. 1
- Executions and executioners. 1
- Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 -- Correspondence. 1
- Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 -- Military leadership. 1
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Bibliography. 1
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Impeachment. 1
- Legal correspondence. 1
- Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) 1
- Presidents -- Assassination -- United States. 1
- Presidents -- United States -- Biography. 1
- Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1856. 1
- Presidents -- United States -- History. 1
- Presidents -- United States -- Inaugural addresses. 1
- Presidents -- United States -- Staff. 1
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 1
- Slavery -- History 1
- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1809-1817. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1849-1877. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1853-1857. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Congresses 1
- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century. 1
- World War, 1914-1918. 1 ∧ less