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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1833
|Andrew Jackson to Lewis Cass about Christian missions to the Indians west of the Mississippi
|8 April 1833
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)
|Writes to Secretary of War Cass to inform him that the Reverend Mr. Campbell of the Executive Committee of the Board of Foreign & Domestic Missionaries, who delivered this letter, was coming to talk with Cass about extending their missions to the Indians west of the Mississippi. Indicates that he has already "made known to him, that the Government cannot give permission, this must be obtained from the Indians, & when this is done, we will freely give our assent."
|President Government and Civics Religion American Indian History Frontiers and Exploration Westward Expansion
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Cass, Lewis (1782-1866)
|Religion; Native Americans; Westward Expansion; The Presidency
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859