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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1820
|Andrew Jackson to George Poindexter introducing him to Rev. Austin Dickinson
|7 December 1820
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)
|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.
|Religion President Letter of Introduction or Recommendation Education Finance
|Poindexter, George (1779-1853) Dickinson, Austin (1791-1849) Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)
|Religion; The Presidency; Education; Banking & Economics
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859