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Collection Reference Number GLC00113
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1813 
Title Andrew Jackson to William B. Lewis about government inefficiency
Date 13 March 1813
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Lewis, William B.  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document
Content Description Concerning supply problems to Lewis, who was quartermaster in Nashville, government inefficiency, the national debt and heavy taxes. Complains of his own inactivity when his troops are needed in the Northwest, but will continue to obey his orders. Worries that the whole governmental system is not functioning properly.
Subjects President  War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Finance  Economics  Taxes or Taxation  Frontiers and Exploration  Government and Civics  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Lewis, William Berkeley (1784-1866)  
Place written Camp Jackson, Louisiana
Theme Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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