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Collection Reference Number GLC03243.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1817 
Title Andrew Jackson to Samuel Carswell requesting he extend a line of credit to John H. Eaton
Date 13 January 1817
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Carswell, Samuel  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Asks Carswell to extend a line of credit to John H. Eaton on Jackson's behalf. Eaton was travelling to Philadelphia in order to publish his Life of Jackson.
Subjects President  Literature and Language Arts  Election  Politics  Finance  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Carswell, Samuel (fl. 1817)  Eaton, John Henry (1790-1856)  
Place written Nashville, Tennessee
Theme Banking & Economics; The Presidency; Arts & Literature
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information John H. Eaton wrote The Life of Andrew Jackson, a biography of the General. Later became a Senator from Tennessee. Appointed Secretary of War by Jackson, but was forced to resign during the Petticoat Affair.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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