Publication Date

1-11-2008

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1560. Copies of three letters written by Andrew Jackson. The first, 31 May 1817, concerns provisions of a treaty with the Chickasaw Indians. The second, 3 May 1829, relates to the appointment of a surgeon at a federal penitentiary. The third, 3 November 1832, requests consideration for his nephew, Samuel Donelson, who was visiting Philadelphia. Also, copy of first photograph of Abraham Lincoln as President.

Disciplines

American Politics | Political Science | United States History

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