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United States -- Politics and government -- 1809-1817.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 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

Felix Grundy Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1084
Abstract

This collection consists of a single one-page handwritten letter written by Felix Grundy on February 13, 1813.

Dates: 1813 February 13

Greer and Vinsinger Family Collection of American Revolutionary War Documents

 Collection
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

James Madison Appointment of Nyndert M. Fox

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2735
Abstract

This collections consists of a framed appointment dated July 23, 1812 for Nyndert M. Fox to the rank of a captain in the 13th Regiment of Infantry in the United States Army. This document was signed by both President James Madison and Secretary of War William Eustis.

Dates: 1812 July 23

William Cocke Letter to George Graham

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1414
Abstract In this letter to George Graham, William Cocke reports that his efforts to engage the Chickasaw in agricultural pursuits have been partially successful, although they still place a high value on hunting. He also informs Graham that although he does not wish to make difficulties for any public servant, Thomas F. Cheedle's clumsy & unworkman like manner compelled him to refuse to accept any product from his shop before he could inspect it personally. ocke closes with a discussion of the...
Dates: 1817 July 17

Willie Blount Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0737
Abstract

Tennessee Governor Willie Blount wrote this letter to Henry Newman, Jr. in Boston on December 10, 1811. In it, he expresses his hope that the United States will teach the indigenous people on the Wabash and their [foreign] aiders and abetters, that we are not only united but determined to be free and independent of all nations. He also discusses family and personal business, including Judge Hugh L. White and his family.

Dates: 1811 December 10