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Rich, Charles (1771-1824) to unknown

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.080 Author/Creator: Rich, Charles (1771-1824) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 January 1815 Pagination: 1 p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses General Andrew Jackson's New Orleans victory. Mentions a bank bill has been kept by President James Madison for 6 days without a decision. Reports the loss of the frigate U.S.S. President on 15 January 1815.

Background Information:

People: Rich, Charles, 1771-1824
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Madison, James, 1751-1836

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Battle of New OrleansPresidentWar of 1812Military HistoryBattlePresidentBank of the USBankingFinanceEconomicsLawCongressNavyMaritime

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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