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Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) to James Winchester re: tour to "Bluff and Back Again"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06789.02 Author/Creator: Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Place Written: Hermitage Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1821/03/12 Pagination: 1 p.+addr 25.1 x 20.2 cm

Summary of Content: Differing opinions on how to equally divide land. Waterstains on the top third affect appearance but not legibility.

Background Information:

People: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Winchester, James, 1752-1826

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Land TransactionPresident

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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