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Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) to Abner Lawson Duncan

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01108 Author/Creator: Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Place Written: Hermitage, Tennessee Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 11 March 1823 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 29 x 21 cm.

Summary of Content: Asks Duncan to introduce Glossel to "the citizens of New Orleans, and particularly those who shared with me the dangers of the defense of New Orleans," and specifically Major Grimes. Major Glossel, Jackson's aide-de-camp, is passing through New Orleans, on his way to meet General Gaines.

Background Information: Abner Lawson Duncan was an aide to Jackson during the War of 1812.

People: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Duncan, Abner Lawson, fl. 1823-1846

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentWar of 1812Military History

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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