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Collection Reference Number GLC00655.04
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1823 
Title Andrew Jackson to John C. Calhoun regarding Rufus Bowyer and his suitability to enter the military academy
Date 13 December 1823
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Calhoun, John Caldwell  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Requests to the Secretary of War that he make sure that Rufus Bowyer be allowed to enter the military academy as a cadet. Recommends him based on his own merits, and those of his father, Colonel Bowyer. Docket labeled "Va. [77]."
Subjects West Point (US Military Academy)  Education  Government and Civics  Military History  Office Seeker  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Calhoun, John Caldwell (1782-1850)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Education; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859