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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1820
|Andrew Jackson to John C. Calhoun regarding slavery
|27 April 1820
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)
|Calhoun, John Caldwell
|Written by Major General Jackson to Calhoun, Secretary of War. Jackson sends documents (not included) from General Gaines "relative to the illicit introduction of negroe slaves and free people of colour into the United States on the southern frontier of Georgia." Also sending along a letter (not included) from Major James Bankhead, commander at Fernandina, Florida on the same subject. Says he will take any measures Calhoun directs him to.
|African American History President Military History Slavery Runaway Slave Freemen Immigration and Migration
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Calhoun, John Caldwell (1782-1850)
|African Americans; The Presidency; Slavery & Abolition
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859