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Collection Reference Number GLC00523
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1816 
Title Andrew Jackson to William H. Crawford regarding the examination of forts in the south
Date 23 March 1816
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Crawford, William H.  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Reports to Secretary of War Crawford on examining forts in the south. Sends a letter from General Smith (not included) "communicating the probability of an Indian War, and the previous arrangements necessary to meet such disturbances. Discusses wanting to manage the authority to order supplies. Urges Crawford to intervene to make sure the southern companies are filled. Date from postmark. Extensively docketed by recipient.
Subjects American Indian History  President  Fortification  Military History  Military Supplies  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Crawford, William Harris (1772-1834)  
Place written New Orleans, Louisiana
Theme The Presidency; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859