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Tyler, John (1790-1862) to William Wilkins

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00655.07 Author/Creator: Tyler, John (1790-1862) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 October 1844 Pagination: 2 p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Acknowledges the receipt of Pennsylvania Congressman Wilkins' letter and thanks him "for the Kindness furnished Mrs. Tyler to New York." Desires Wilkins quick return to Washington, D.C. so that he can expedite the removal of the Choctaw Indians, because Tyler fears "Mr. Crawford is inclined to present impediments, from a misapprehension of the true position of things."

People: Tyler, John, 1790-1862
Wilkins, William, 1779-1865

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American Indian HistoryPresidentCongressFirst LadyWomen's HistoryPoliticsVice President

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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