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September 8, 1820. Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the U.S., writes from the headquarters of the Division of the South to Secretary of State John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) who served as vice president in Jackson's own administration just 9 years after this letter was written. In part: "At the solicitation of a worthy and respectable neighbor, Mr. Francis Sanders, 1 enclose you his letter to me. desiring that his son Thomas F. Sanders should obtain a warrant to enter the Military academy .. I have only to add, that the youth has conducted himself well thus far in bis life, and seems ambitious to embrace the advantages opened by a military education .. [Mr. Saunders] is anxious to give one of his sons a military education and has selected the one named for that purpose. " 

Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837. Before being elected to the presidency, Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of the U.S. Congress. An expansionist president, Jackson sought to advance the rights of the "common man" against a "corrupt aristocracy" and to preserve the Union.

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,830.00
Number Bids: 19
Auction closed on Thursday, April 8, 2021.

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