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Collection Reference Number GLC00084
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1842 
Title Andrew Jackson to E. S. Johnson
Date 14 December 1842
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Johnson, E.S.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Replies to Johnson's letter, which informed him of the Democrat's victories in Massachusetts. Congratulates Johnson, and praises Massachusetts. Of Federalism and Whiggism in that state, "We can now truly say that the old coon is really dead, & all humbugery with it."
Subjects President  Politics  Election  Democratic Party  Federalists  Whigs  Government and Civics  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Johnson, E.S. (fl. 1842)  
Place written Hermitage, Tennessee
Theme Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information E.S. Johnson was a clerk in the Boston offices of the Bay State Democrat. He did not know Jackson, but sent him a letter in the hopes of getting a signature in return. He received this entire letter in reply.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859