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Collection Reference Number GLC05613
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1839 
Title Andrew Jackson to Benjamin F. Butler on his cabinet, finances and the church
Date 4 April 1839
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Butler, Benjamin Franklin  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Praising his cabinet, recalling fight against the Bank of the United States, "the combined money-power & all its corrupting influence." Also discusses "sacred relations" after joining the church. Mentions his nephew A.J. Donelson.
Subjects President  Government and Civics  Banking  Bank of the US  Religion  Corruption and Scandal  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Butler, Benjamin Franklin (1795-1858)  
Place written Hermitage, Tennessee
Theme The Presidency; Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; Religion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Butler was a prominent member of the Democratic party and a friend of Jackson's. (Not the Civil War General Benjamin Franklin Butler.)
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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