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Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell) (1782-1850) to R. S. Garnett

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02504.06 Author/Creator: Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell) (1782-1850) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 12 Febrauary 1825 Pagination: 2 p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Asks for a copy of a letter to Andrew Jackson, as well as a contract. Dated 12 February without a year, but probably written before 1825 as Secretary of War. Recipient's name is difficult to fully read.

Background Information: John C. Calhoun was twice elected Vice President of the United States, the second time along with President Andrew Jackson.

Full Transcript: My dear sir
I have just recieved your letter including a copy of a letter to Genl Jackson and the letter [] to you, for which I am obliged but regret ...that you had accidentally [] the to [] the [contract] from your journal in the copy of the letter to Genl Jackson as you had supposedally. I request you to send me the [] without delay, as it may be important to me to be in
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People: Calhoun, John Caldwell, 1782-1850
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American StatesmenPresidentVice PresidentContractPoliticsGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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