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Collection Reference Number GLC00639.13
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1820 
Title Andrew Jackson to John C. Calhoun regarding slavery
Date 27 April 1820
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Calhoun, John Caldwell  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects African American History  President  Military History  Slavery  Runaway Slave  Freemen  Immigration and Migration  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Calhoun, John Caldwell (1782-1850)  
Place written Nashville, Tennessee
Theme African Americans; The Presidency; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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