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Collection Reference Number GLC01060
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1806 
Title Andrew Jackson to John Sevier regarding military matters
Date 2 January 1806
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Sevier, John  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Jackson explains that he will soon send a letter concerning the strength of his brigades. He has been delayed in doing so because one of his commanders has been late in filling his returns. Assures Sevier that if he does not receive a response soon, he will arrest the officer responsible, General Isaac Roberts. Also mentions Thomas Johnson and James Winchester, brigade commanders in the Second Division, West Tennessee Militia. The militia was being mobilized to deal with the threat of the Burr conspiracy, but the matter was resolved before military action was necessary. Signed by Jackson, but probably in the hand of his aid, William P. Andreson.
Subjects President  Muster Rolls and Returns  Military History  Militia  Treason  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Sevier, John (1745-1815)  
Place written Nashville, Tennessee
Theme Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information John Sevier was elected the first governor of the state of Tennessee, and served from 1795-1801 and 1803-1809. Also served in Congress.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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