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Collection Reference Number GLC05722.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1835 
Title Appointment of Carey A. Harris as interim Secretary of War
Date 23 October 1835
Author Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Recipient Harris, Carey A.  
Document Type Government document; Military document
Content Description Appoints Harris as interim Secretary of War "during the temporary absence of the Secretary fir that Department."
Subjects Government and Civics  Military History  President  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  Harris, Carey A. (1806-1842)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The Presidency; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Carey Allen Harris served as interim Secretary of War for less than a month, and later served as Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859