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Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) to E. D. Williams, O. Jones, William Butler, Moses Dawson and others

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06617 Author/Creator: Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Letter signed Date: 16 February 1837 Pagination: 2 p. ; 31.4 x 20 cm.

Declines a dinner invitation from a group of supporters in Cincinnati because of his health, but hopes to spend a day there to thank "the intelligent, the virtuous, the disinterested Democrats and Patriots" of that city.

Moses Dawson was the editor of the "Ohio Phoenix" and the "Cincinnati Advertiser."

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