Manuscript/Mixed Material Letter from Andrew Jackson to Martin Van Buren, March 4, 1841.

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Title
Letter from Andrew Jackson to Martin Van Buren, March 4, 1841.
Contributor Names
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 (Author)
Created / Published
March 4, 1841
Subject Headings
-  Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841
-  Letter
Genre
Letter.
Notes
-  Forms part of The Martin Van Buren Papers, 1787 to 1910; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms001044
-  Former President Jackson writes to outgoing President Van Buren on the day of President Harrison's inauguration. Jackson praises Van Buren's "dignified" administration and denounces President Harrison's campaign and his "undignified" speeches that "abused" Van Buren. Jackson predicts that supporters of President Harrison will abandon him within two years and that Van Buren's "merit will be proclaimed by all the honest & moral portion of our country." President Harrison died in office on April 5, 1841.
-  Letter from Andrew Jackson to Martin Van Buren, March 4, 1841.
-  Original document scanned in 1999-2000 for the former American Memory presentation “I Do Solemnly Swear”: Presidential Inaugurations (retired 2016).
Source Collection
Martin Van Buren Papers, 1787 to 1910
Repository
Manuscript Division
Online Format
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Jackson, Andrew. Letter from Andrew Jackson to Martin Van Buren, March 4. March 4, 1841. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/pin1403/.

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Jackson, A. (1841) Letter from Andrew Jackson to Martin Van Buren, March 4. March 4. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin1403/.

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Jackson, Andrew. Letter from Andrew Jackson to Martin Van Buren, March 4. March 4, 1841. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/pin1403/>.