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Collection Reference Number GLC05695
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1828 
Title Andrew Jackson to Wilson Lumpkin concerning the governance of Indian tribes
Date 15 February 1828
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Lumpkin, Wilson  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects President  Congress  American Indian History  Immigration and Migration  Westward Expansion  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Lumpkin, Wilson (1783-1870)  
Place written Hermitage, Tennessee
Theme Native Americans; Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; The Presidency
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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