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Andrew Jackson Inaugural Address Broadside

Identifier: MS-3365

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.

Dates: 1829 March 9

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 Johnson Letter

Identifier: MS-1960

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.

Dates: 1860 April 10

Andrew Johnson Letters

Identifier: MS-0763

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.

Dates: 1863 March 3, 1865 February 4

Andrew Johnson Papers

Identifier: MS-2073

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.

Dates: 1833-1875

Broadside Regarding the Execution of Militia Men

Identifier: MS-3418

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.

Dates: 1828

Franklin Pierce Campaign Pamphlet

Identifier: MS-3634
Abstract This eight-page pamphlet, entitled "The Abolitionist Attack!" consists primarily of an article previously published in the National Era newspaper that described Franklin Pierce’s voting record against abolition during his years in the U.S. House and Senate. The pamphlet provides a description of the current situation, an excerpt from a letter Pierce had written to Major Lally, and a defense of Pierce’s cooperation with slavery forces in order to encourage...
Dates: 1852

General William Barksdale Letter

Identifier: MS-3476

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.

Dates: 1856 August 14

George Washington Letter and Masonic Medal

Identifier: MS-0221

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.

Dates: 1796 June 12, undated

Greer and Vinsinger Family Collection of American Revolutionary War Documents

Identifier: MS-3518
Abstract These twelve letters and two documents (created in the U.S. House of Representatives during the 12th Congress) are addressed to or refer to Colonel Anthony Walton White. The earlier letters are personal or military correspondence, while the later materials document White's efforts to reclaim part of his lost fortune and to have a memorial in his name. White's correspondents include Sir Banastre Tarleton, Edward Rutledge, Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette,...
Dates: 1777 June 19-1845 August 29

Interesting Foreign Visitors at Mount Vernon 1780-1799

Identifier: MS-1266

This collection consists of one typed manuscript titled Interesting Foreign Visitors at Mount Vernon 1780-1799 written by Pollyanna Creekmore on May 5, 1941.

Dates: 1941 May 5

James K. Polk Letter

Identifier: MS-0756

This collection includes a letter written by James K. Polk to an unmarked recipient. It is dated December 26, 1829 from "Washington City."

Dates: 1829 December 26

James M. Cannon Papers

Identifier: MPA-0347
Abstract Papers of James Cannon, political advisor, author, and top-level aide to prominent Republican politicians, including Howard H. Baker, Jr. Along with other Baker advisors, Cannon was tasked with assessing the state of Ronald Reagan's White House at the time of Howard Baker's transition to White House Chief of Staff. This collection contains memoranda, notes, and briefing papers relating to the transition team's assessment, as well as documents concerning possible strategies for steering the...
Dates: 1987

Mrs. Barney's Letter to Andrew Jackson, President of the United States

Identifier: MS-3321

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.

Dates: 1829 April 22-June 13

Papers of Andrew Johnson Project Records

Identifier: AR-0457
Abstract This collection houses photocopied handwritten documents, microfilm, handwritten and typed notes, correspondence, congressional records, bills, pension records, military service records, diaries, journal articles, newspapers, and transcripts used to write The Papers of Andrew Johnson, a sixteen-volume set covering the years 1858 to 1875. Some material that was not published in the final set is included here. Additionally, the collection houses information about the Project itself, including...
Dates: 1829-2000; Majority of material found within 1845-2000

Patricia Clark Papers

Identifier: MS-2680

This collection contains Patricia Clark's research and articles documenting Andrew Johnson, his history, estate, and family through letters, articles, photographs, and clippings.

Dates: 1752-1989 (bulk 1752-1860)

Sarah Childress Polk Letter to General James Grant Wilson

Identifier: MS-3930

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.

Dates: 1888 February 27

"The President at Home"

Identifier: MS-0990

This collection includes a three-page handwritten editorial essay titled "The President at Home."

Dates: circa 1865

Walter Chandler Papers

Identifier: MPA-0364

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.

Dates: 1903 -1960

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