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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1843
|Andrew Jackson to R.W. Latham discussing a general purchase of slaves
|28 December 1843
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)
|Jackson writes to Latham at Upperville, Virginia. Discusses Stockly Donelson's default on a contract involving the purchase of slaves by Andrew Jackson Donelson and Andrew Jackson, Jr. Latham attempted to hold A. J. Donelson and Andrew Jackson Jr. liable for the sum. Tells Latham that Stockly's part of the debt is secured by a deed of trust.
|Slave Life President Debt Finance Children and Family Slavery Slave Sale African American History Contract
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Donelson, Andrew Jackson (1799-1871) Jackson, Andrew (1808-1865)
|Slavery & Abolition; The Presidency; Banking & Economics
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|Andrew Jackson was Andrew Jackson Donelson's uncle, and Donelson served in various capacities under Jackson during his political career.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859