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United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1038
Abstract This collection consists of five documents. 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 Jackson to J. D. Ingham...
Dates: 1813 January 11-1843 November 2

John Bell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2866
Abstract

In this August 30, 1844, letter to William Brownlow, publisher of The Whig newspaper, John Bell, then Secretary of War, discusses his support of Henry Clay in 1839.

Dates: 1844 August 30

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3321
Abstract

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

Park Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0538
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, ledgers, and bank records documenting the lives of several members of the Park family in Knoxville, Tennessee and Galleighan, Ireland. Among the topics discussed are family news, national politics, and land holdings that the Parks are renting out.

Dates: 1803 May 30-1874 May 1

Robert Walsh Letters to W. Hyde de Neuville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0179
Abstract

In the first two letters in this collection, Robert Walsh thanks Baron Hyde de Neuville for lending him a set of pamphlets, which he is returning with his letters. The final letter introduces de Neuville to Robert Walsh's brother Charles, who has recently become Secretary of the American Legation in Madrid.

Dates: 1817 February 18-March 7, 1828 August 26

William C. Mynatt Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0270
Abstract

This collection houses four letters written to Major William C. Mynatt in Knoxville, Tennessee. The majority discuss federal taxes and pensions, but one announces an engagement.

Dates: 1819 March 1-April 30, 1826 June 3-1827 May 23

William Wirt Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1215
Abstract

In these four handwritten letters, William Wirt asks advice in legal matters and discusses military affairs and his finances.

Dates: 1817 October 8-1829 March 17