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    Andrew Jackson Autograph Letter Signed As President One page, 7.5" x 9.5", Washington City, October 26 (1832). To Doctor Philip Lindsley at Nashville University, in part: "I reached here on the 19th instant in good health, and have now the pleasure to enclose you a Cadets Warrant for your son, for next june, in the mean time your son can be preparing himself for his academic studies... Our City is healthy at present, the Colera (sic) has passed away & is visiting with its scourge various places on the Ohio & Atlantic. I hope Nashville may escape its ravages." It is signed at the close "Andrew Jackson" and after a postscript regarding a penitentiary surgeon as "A. J." Doctor Lindsley was president and professor at the University of Nashville which had been formed a few years earlier from the merger of Davidson Academy and Cumberland College. Andrew Jackson was one of its trustees. Very fine, bright condition, folds. Letter is tastefully matted and framed with a 19th century steel engraving of Jackson to an overall size of 20" x 14". Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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