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1833 Letter from President Andrew Jackson to William Donelson (Transcript)

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Letter from President Andrew Jackson to William Donelson and the management of his farm. Jackson describes, in detail, the deaths of several of the people enslaved by him, including a woman named Aneca and a man named Jame, who died due to a beating at the hands of Jackson’s employee by the name of Mr. Hotzclaw. Jackson also alludes to multiple other, unfortunately unnamed, enslaved people that were also killed by people in Jackson’s employ.
Title: 1833 Letter from President Andrew Jackson to William Donelson (Transcript).
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Name(s): Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Personal Correspondence
Issuance: single unit
Language(s): English
Summary: Letter from President Andrew Jackson to William Donelson and the management of his farm. Jackson describes, in detail, the deaths of several of the people enslaved by him, including a woman named Aneca and a man named Jame, who died due to a beating at the hands of Jackson’s employee by the name of Mr. Hotzclaw. Jackson also alludes to multiple other, unfortunately unnamed, enslaved people that were also killed by people in Jackson’s employ.
Identifier: fgcu_kc_0359_2 (IID)
Note(s): Transcript; original letter available.
Subject(s): Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Presidents
Enslaved persons
Slavery
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fgcu/fd/fgcu_kc_0359_2
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Use and Reproduction: All rights reserved. Transcript courtesy of the University of Tennessee.
Host Institution: FGCU
Title: 1833 Letter from President Andrew Jackson to William Donelson.
Name(s): Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Personal Correspondence
Issuance: single unit
Date Created: 1833-03-06
Extent: 15.75" x 10" handwritten letter in ink
Language(s): English
Summary: Letter from President Andrew Jackson to William Donelson on the management of his farm. Jackson describes, in detail, the deaths of several of the people enslaved by him, including a woman named Aneca and a man named Jame, who died due to a beating at the hands of Jackson’s employee by the name of Mr. Hotzclaw. Jackson also alludes to multiple other, unfortunately unnamed, enslaved people that were also killed by people in Jackson’s employ.
Identifier: fgcu_kc_0359 (IID)
Note(s): This is a compound object; original letter and transcript available.
Subject(s): Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Presidents
Enslaved persons
Slaves
Slavery
Held by: The College of Life Foundation
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fgcu/fd/fgcu_kc_0359
Use and Reproduction: Public domain according to the United States copyright law.
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FGCU