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Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) [Remitture of the forfeiture of the sloop Nun to master Winthop S. Baker, whose ship was siezed for importing slaves].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04469 Author/Creator: Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 14 June 1830 Pagination: 1 p. + docket

Summary of Content: Countersigned by Secretary of State Martin Van Buren. The sloop Nun was seized in the territory of Florida. Jackson, in consideration of the premises, "divers other good and sufficient reasons," and on payment of costs, orders remission of the vessel and further orders that a "nolle proseque" be entered in all suits against her.

People: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentPardonSlaverySlave TradeMaritimeLawAfrican American HistoryGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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