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Andrew Jackson Letter of Recommendation for Robert Beale

Identifier: MS-0929

Andrew Jackson wrote this letter to Secretary of State Edward Livingston to recommend Robert Beale for a clerk position in the U. S. Patent Office. Beale delivered the letter to Livingston in person.

Dates: 1832 March 5

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. These letters are photocopies of the originals.

Dates: 1812-1826

Andrew Jackson Medicine Receipt

Identifier: MS-3415
Abstract This receipt lists the medicines that General Andrew Jackson purchased from Dr. M. Allen for his slaves and their children. Jackson has penned Marathon across the top, indicating that he was in Marathon, Alabama at the time. The medicines listed are Feb. gutta (a fever drop), Tinct Muria Ferri (a cure for erysipelas), Pulv. Rhei (a laxative), and Cort. Peruv. (Peruvian bark used to cure childbed fever). The receipt is signed as paid in full by Wm. W. Crawford, who handled many of Jackson's...
Dates: 1818 November 17-December 7

Andrew Jackson Note

Identifier: MS-1086

This collection is a brief note written by Andrew Jackson in pencil circa 1829 regarding the U.S. Constitution.

Dates: circa 1829

Andrew Jackson Papers

Identifier: MS-3228
Abstract The first document housed in this collection is a copy of a legal agreement dated April 1840 between William Donelson, Stockley Donelson and Andrew Jackson detailing the construction of a route from Jones Bend to the Nashville & Lebanon Turnpike through Jackson's land. On the back are Andrew Jackson's comments, dated October 7, 1844, declaring the copy false. The second document is a letter written by Andrew Jackson Donelson to Andrew Jackson at the Hermitage dated January 2, 1844....
Dates: 1840 April, 1844 January 2-October 7

Andrew Jackson Papers

Identifier: MS-1038
Abstract This collection consists of five documents relating to Andrew Jackson. The first is a duplicate receipt for payments to soldiers dated January 11, 1813. The second and third are the original and typescript versions of a letter from Andrew Jackson to Captain Richard K. Call telling him that Jackson wants to withdraw his resignation. The fourth is a letter from Jackson to Mayor William B. Lewis, dated November 2, 1843, asking Lewis to keep two messages safe. The last is an undated note from...
Dates: 1813 January 11-1843 November 2

Andrew Jackson Papers

Identifier: MS-3491
Abstract This collection consists primarily of a list of payments, dated September 21, 1818, made on Andrew Jackson's plantation at Melton's Bluff, Alabama. The first seven entries are written by Richard Massey (the plantation's overseer); the remainder of the list is written in Jackson's hand. Also included are five manuscript receipts from Melton's Bluff dating from April 1 to September 21, 1818. These items describe payments (possibly made to enslaved individuals) for such tasks as picking out...
Dates: 1818 April 1-September 21

Andrew Jackson Plaque

Identifier: MS-2733

This collection consists of an Andrew Jackson framed plaque that includes a 1980 painting by R. Dobson, a dinner invitation to John Clayton who later became Secretary of State under President Zachary Taylor, a note penned to Secretary of the Treasury, a printed copy of the December 3, 1933 Annual Message to Congress, and a coin with Andrew Jackson's likeness.

Dates: 1833

Andrew Jackson Provision Return

Identifier: MS-0860

This provision return, signed by Major General Andrew Jackson, instructs the contractor to provide complete rations for the 61 men of Captain William Carroll's company of Nashville Volunteers.

Dates: 1813 March 18

Andrew Johnson Appointment of Stephen Longfellow

Identifier: MS-2734

This collection contains an appointment dated February 21, 1867 for Stephen Longfellow to Collector of the Customs for the District of Machias in the State of Maine. The document is signed by both President Andrew Johnson and Secretary of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch.

Dates: 1867 February 21

Andrew Johnson Broadside

Identifier: MS-3557

This circular, entitled Appeal to the People of Tennessee, begins with a brief history of Tennessee's recent history that leads to Johnson announcing his appointment as military governor of the state. Within this role, he invites the citizens to support his government appointments until an election can be held, and promises amnesty for all who yield to the authority of the national government. He assures them that there will be no vindictive prosecutions.

Dates: 1862 March 18

Andrew Johnson Carte de Visite

Identifier: MS-2284

This collection consists of an undated printed portrait of President Andrew Johnson, mounted on cardstock.

Dates: undated

Andrew Johnson Cartes de Visite

Identifier: MS-3849

This collection contains 10 cartes de visite featuring different portraits of Andrew Johnson.

Dates: circa 1865

Andrew Johnson Certificates

Identifier: MS-3294

This collection consists of two documents signed by Andrew Johnson, then Governor of Tennessee, in 1863 and 1864. The first certificate appoints Thomas J. Cypert Captain in the Regiment of Union Guards of Tennessee Volunteers, and the second appoints James M. Moore First Lieutenant of Company A in the Second Regiment of the Mounted Infantry of Tennessee.

Dates: 1863-1864

Andrew Johnson Coat Button

Identifier: MS-1550

This button was originally a part of a coat that Andrew Johnson made for Joseph M. Galbraith while working as a tailor in Greeneville, Tennessee.

Dates: undated

Andrew Johnson Dinner Invitation Stationery

Identifier: MS-3553

This piece of embossed stationery is pre-printed with blanks to be filled in with the guest's name, as well as the date and time of the dinner. This particular invitation has only been filled out with a time, of 9 o'clock.

Dates: circa 1867

Andrew Johnson Estate Sale Flyer

Identifier: MS-3552

This small pink flyer announces the intention of Andrew J. Patterson to sell the library, furniture, and property of his grandfather, the late Ex-President Andrew Johnson, on behalf of his aunt, Bessie M. Johnson. The sale would begin on August 29 and continue until completed. On the reverse, three items have been listed.

Dates: 1881 August 17

Andrew Johnson Family Invitation

Identifier: MS-3556

These two invitations, from the Family of the Deceased, are for the unveiling of a monument to Andrew Johnson in Greeneville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1878 June 5

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