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Collection Reference Number GLC03001
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1820 
Title Andrew Jackson to George Poindexter introducing him to Rev. Austin Dickinson
Date 7 December 1820
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Poindexter, George  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes to Governor of Mississippi Poindexter to introduce Rev. Austin Dickinson. In 1819 Dickinson was delegated by the Synod of Tennessee to raise funds to build a theological seminary in Tennessee; he is sure that Poindexter both will give Dickinson aid and will inform him of the best means of promoting support from "the citizens of the state" over which he presides. Jackson became Governor of the Florida Territory in 1821. He was President of the United States from 1829 to 1837.
Subjects Religion  President  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Education  Finance  
People Poindexter, George (1779-1853)  Dickinson, Austin (1791-1849)  Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Place written Nashville, Tennessee
Theme Religion; The Presidency; Education; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859