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    Document Signed by Andrew Jackson Listing the Fine Fabrics Used for His Family's Wardrobe A manuscript receipt made out to "Gen A. Jackson", 2 pp., 7.75" x 4.25", dated November 23, 1820 and listing fabrics and the garments they are intended to make as well as cost. The list includes: "To making cloth for A.J Hutchins --- 3.00 / velvet 3 -- cloth 1/6 - twist 9 - sleeve lining 9 --- 1.00 / cambric 9 --- 12 ½ / to making coat for Charles --- 4.50 / buttons 7/6 - silk 3/ - twist 1/6 --- 2.00 / To makin coat for Andrew J.D. --- 4.00..." Beneath listing Jackson pens: "Novbr 23rd 1820 Rec'd of Andrew Jackson a check on the B.bank of the State of Tennessee at Norwell in full of the above amount -". Jackson adds a second signature on verso and notes: "recpt to A. Jackson Novbr 23rd 1820 - in full for making clothes for children.." Sold with a manuscript receipt made out to Jackson acknowledging his payment of $15.00 for the first volume of National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans. This document is dated June 26, 1834, making it noteworthy showing the President of the United States as patron of the arts. Both documents are in near fine condition offering a personal glimpse into the familial life of President Jackson.

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    April, 2007
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