Letters and accounts of family stories and events, 1821-1865 [microform]. Included in the collection are letters from Andrew Jackson (copies of originals in Library of Congress) and correspondence of Norman Farrell during the Civil War.
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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...
Territorial governor of Florida. From the description of Papers, 1801-1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70958756 The third and fifth territorial governor of Florida, Richard Keith Call came to Florida in 1814 as a soldier with General Andrew Jackson. Serving as personal aide to Jackson, Call helped set up Florida's territorial government at Pensacola in 1821. The next year, he started a law practice there. Successively, he was a member of the Legislative Council, delegate...