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Title
Letter to Andrew Jackson, President of the United States
Names
Jackson, Andrew (Recipient)
Hall, Elijah (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, bulk (1700-1800)

Series XXVIII. Miscellaneous Manuscripts

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Dates / Origin
Place: Portsmouth, N.H.
Date Created: 1829-04-30
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical Description
L. S. Endorsed. 2 pp. 4o
Description
Is 86 years old and has little more time on earth; served his country faithfully during the whole Revolutionary war, part of the time with the hero Paul Jones, as his first lieutenant; commanded a marine battery during the siege of Charleston, where he lost his left eye by a bursting shell; has never asked for a pension; the lives of his three sons, all officers, were given to their country during the late war [1812]; the youngest with Captain Blakeley in the Wasp, and was voted a sword by Congress for his conduct at the capture of the Reindeer; asks the President to appoint his son-in-law [John Henry] Sherburne as Surveyor and Inspector of Customs at Portsmouth.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 280034
Calendar number: EM. 20125
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fee4f930-002d-0130-99bf-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1829: Place
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Andrew Jackson, President of the United States