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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) to Manuel Eyre

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04578 Author/Creator: Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Letter signed Date: 3 January 1824 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Informs Eyre that his appointment as Director of the Bank of the United States is being forwarded to the President of the Bank [Nicholas Biddle]. With Eyre's draft response at bottom where he asks Adams to thank the President of the Bank for the confidence he has in Eyre.

People: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
Eyre, Manuel, 1777-1845.
Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: President, Banking, Bank of the US, Finance

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform