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Andrew Jackson Letter

Identifier: MS-0902

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.

Dates: 1822 February 27

Andrew Jackson Letter

Identifier: MS-2173

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.

Dates: 1829 March 22

Andrew Jackson Letter

Identifier: MS-2230

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.

Dates: 1844 November 16

Andrew Jackson Letter to George Graham

Identifier: MS-0755

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.

Dates: 1817 May 13

Andrew Jackson Letter Transcript

Identifier: MS-1820

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.

Dates: 1815

Andrew Jackson Letters

Identifier: MS-1515

This is a collection of letters written by Andrew Jackson between 1812 and 1826.

Dates: 1812-1826

Mary E. Polk Letter to Andrew Jackson

Identifier: MS-1216

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.

Dates: 1843 May 15

Montgomery Blair Letter Signed by Andrew Jackson

Identifier: MS-3942

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.

Dates: 1836 January 26

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