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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1828
|Andrew Jackson to Wilson Lumpkin concerning the governance of Indian tribes
|15 February 1828
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)
|Responds to a part of a speech given by Lumpkin, a Georgia congressman, dealing with Indian tribes east of the Mississippi. Contends that Indians "can only be perpetuated as tribes, or nations, by concentrating them west of the Mississippi upon lands secured to them, forever, by the United States, where its...liberal protecting care, can be extended to them." He is happy Lumpkin is on a congressional committee considering the topic. Includes small undated collateral print.
|President Congress American Indian History Immigration and Migration Westward Expansion
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Lumpkin, Wilson (1783-1870)
|Native Americans; Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; The Presidency
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859