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JACKSON, Andrew (1767-1845)
Exceptional ALS
Exceptional A.L.S., 4to. 2 pages, The Hermitage, October 21st 1840, to Robert Chester, Marshal of the Western District of Tennessee, appointed by President Martin Van Buren. Light toning otherwise boldly signed and in very good condition. JACKSON, Andrew (1767 - 1845). Seventh President of the United States. With Election Day approaching Andrew Jackson and James Polk stump in their native Tennessee in a last-ditch effort to secure the state for Martin Van Burn! He was also married to Jackson's niece Elizabeth Hayes and was considered an important member of his inner circle, in part: After a laborious journey over rough roads and inclement weather I reached home on the evening of the 16th afflicted with pain from the jolting of the carriage over rocks. I am recovering but am admonished not to take as long a journey soon. We reached Mount Pleasant on the morning of the 14th traveling 21 miles that morning thru incessant rain until we reached there. Notwithstanding the inclemency of the day, Governor Polk had an attentive audience of upward of 2000. I think his three speeches on our return route had great and good effect.The next morning we visited the female Academy where I was delighted with the sight of upwards of one-hundred grown ladies whose morals and minds are well attended to, and bid fair to act well their part in the improvement of the rising generation. What an interesting sight this was to me as I am going out of life, to see those who are to take our place so well prepared to perpetuate by their intelligence our happy Republican Institution. I was delighted to se … [Click Below for Full Description]
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