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Collection Reference Number GLC07931
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1833 
Title Andrew Jackson to Tilghman Ashurst Howard about various matters
Date 28 August 1833
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Howard, Tilghman Ashurst  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Constitution, slavery, banking, methods of electing the President: "If I can...only succeed in banishing...corrupting influences...on the Constitution and [attempts] to make the government an engine of oppression to the people instead of the agent of their will..."
Subjects Banking  President  Government and Civics  US Constitution  Nullification  Election  Slavery  African American History  Politics  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Howard, Tilghman Ashurst (1797-1844)  
Place written Rip Raps, South Carolina
Theme Slavery & Abolition; Creating a New Government; Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; The Presidency; African Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Recipient identified by the Papers of Andrew Jackson as being Tilghman Ashurst Howard. There is a draft of this letter in the hand of Francis P. Blair in the Library of Congress Jackson Papers.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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