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Collection Reference Number GLC07985
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1815 
Title Andrew Jackson to James Monroe regarding delayed supplies
Date 13 January 1815
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Monroe, James  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Five days after battle of New Orleans, criticizes delayed supplies: "The want of them continues to expose me to great hazard. How unfortunate it is that our preparations are always so far behind the events that make them necessary!"
Subjects President  War of 1812  Military History  Military Supplies  Battle of New Orleans  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Monroe, James (1758-1831)  
Place written Camp 4 miles below [New] Orleans
Theme The Presidency; War of 1812; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Recipient identified as James Monroe by the Papers of Andrew Jackson. The National Archives RG106 registry entry/abstract for this item identifies Monroe as the recipient as does the Papers of James Monroe.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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