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Collection Reference Number GLC03423
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1843 
Title Andrew Jackson to R.W. Latham discussing a general purchase of slaves
Date 28 December 1843
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Latham, R.V.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects Slave Life  President  Debt  Finance  Children and Family  Slavery  Slave Sale  African American History  Contract  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Donelson, Andrew Jackson (1799-1871)  Jackson, Andrew (1808-1865)  
Place written Hermitage, Tennessee
Theme Slavery & Abolition; The Presidency; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Andrew Jackson was Andrew Jackson Donelson's uncle, and Donelson served in various capacities under Jackson during his political career.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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