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Collection Reference Number GLC02793.019
From Archive Folder The Personal side of the Presidency: 32 letters and documents 
Title Andrew Jackson to Mary E. Polk concerning his health and a visit from Major Donelson
Date 22 December 1836
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Polk, Mary E.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written as President. Presenting a miniature of his wife, her Aunt. Donelson's wife, Emily, was dying. Major Donelson is Andrew Jackson Donelson, the president's nephew.
Subjects President  Health and Medical  Women's History  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Marriage  Children and Family  First Lady  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Donelson, Andrew Jackson (1799-1871)  
Place written Washington
Theme Arts & Literature; The Presidency; Children & Family; Women in American History; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
Related documents Pendant miniature of Andrew Jackson's wife Rachel, attributed to Mary C. Strobel  
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