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Collection Reference Number GLC03870
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1833 
Title Andrew Jackson to Lewis Cass about Christian missions to the Indians west of the Mississippi
Date 8 April 1833
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Cass, Lewis  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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."
Subjects President  Government and Civics  Religion  American Indian History  Frontiers and Exploration  Westward Expansion  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Cass, Lewis (1782-1866)  
Theme Religion; Native Americans; Westward Expansion; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859