[Letters] / Andrew Jackson. [1804-1834]

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[Letters] / Andrew Jackson. [1804-1834]

Letter, 1804 Apr. 28, City of Washington [to] George W. Campbell. Concerns the upcoming appointment of the Governor of New Orleans (for which Jackson is in contention). Jackson says he did not visit Pres. Jefferson at Monticello to avoid the impression of courting favor. -- Letter, 1817 Mar. 18, Nashville [to] James Monroe, President of the United States. Jackson writes of his refusal to serve as the Secretary of War and discusses two other Monroe Cabinet choices (Adams for Dept. of State and Gov. Shelby for Secretary of War). -- Letter, 1829 Jun. 19, Washington. This letter is to members of the New Jersey State Legislature and General Assembly, thanking them for their confidence in him. -- Letter, 1830 Nov. 6, Washington [to] Robert M. Barton. Jackson defends himself against accusations made by General Desha, one of which concerned his appointing Major Eaton to his Cabinet. -- Letter, 1833 May 1, Washington [to] Rev. Andrew I. Crawford. Responds to Crawford's position on nullification and tariff. (Another copy in the Library of Congress?) -- Letter, 1835 Oct. 29, Washington [to] F. P. Blair. Jackson writes to the editor of the Globe, enclosing a check for a subscription. -- Hand-tinted portrait lithograph of Jackson holding the U.S. Constitution and a scale, with a cap of liberty in the background.

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