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Collection Reference Number GLC00519
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1822 
Title Andrew Jackson to George Gibson appealing for an increase in Captain Thornton's salary
Date 15 October 1822
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Gibson, George  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Appeal to Gibson for an increase in the salary of the indebted Captain Thornton, who Jackson assures is an excellent officer.
Subjects President  Military History  Finance  Soldier's Pay  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Gibson, George (fl. 1822)  
Place written Hermitage, Tennessee
Theme The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Gibson was a colonel in Washington D.C.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859