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Collection Reference Number GLC06321
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1837 
Title Andrew Jackson to William H. Ellis at the end of his term as President
Date 25 February 1837
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Ellis, William H.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written six days before the end of his second term as president. Jackson "Hopes he has administered the government to the approbation of the Democratic Republicans...The only desire I have now is, to see my beloved country prosperous and happy." Presents an "Eagle of his country" to Ellis' son, named after the President, and says he will pray for the boy.
Subjects Government and Civics  President  Politics  Gift  Children and Family  Religion  American Symbols and Seals  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Ellis, William H. (fl. 1837-1838)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The Presidency; Government & Politics; Children & Family; Religion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information William H. Ellis was the collector of customs at New Haven, Connecticut.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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