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In this letter, Andrew Jackson introduces his adopted son Andrew Jackson Donelson to Reverend Holly of Tennessee University in Nashville. Jackson also inquires as to the possibility of sending another of his adopted sons and a nephew to the school.
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 a November 16, 1844 letter to Elizabeth Donelson, former President Andrew Jackson writes that the bill of Major Andrew Jackson Donelson, Jackson's adopted nephew and private secretary, has been paid and cancelled.
This collection includes a two-page handwritten letter from Andrew Jackson to George Graham. The letter is dated May 13, 1817 and is noted as being written from the Division of the South headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee. A typed transcription is also included.
This collection contains the transcription of a letter written to President James Monroe by General Andrew Jackson in January of 1815. The document contains Jackson's description of the Battle of New Orleans, including Jackson's narrative timeline, the number of dead and wounded (on both sides), and atmosphere of the battle. The original letter was written in 1815, but it is unknown when this copy was transcribed.
This is a collection of letters written by Andrew Jackson between 1812 and 1826.
In this handwritten letter, Mary E. Polk thanks Andrew Jackson for a picture he presented to her and her husband, apologizes for a misunderstanding that has occurred about the image, and relates family news.
This collection contains one letter written by Montgomery Blair on January 26, 1836, with a note at the bottom from General Alexander Macomb. President Andrew Jackson approved and signed the letter.