7 December 2015
JACKSON, Andrew. Letter signed (“Andrew Jackson”), as President, to W. B. Flery and others, 17 March 1834. 3 pages, 4to. JACKSON SYMPATHIZES WITH SOME ECONOMICALLY DISTRESSED CRAFTSMEN in this letter in which he responds to a memorial from cabinet makers, piano forte makers and other mechanics of Philadelphia, who asked to meet with him to discuss “the embarrassment under which they are alleged to be suffering at present.” Jackson declines to meet with him, but assures them, “No-one can be more sensible than he is to the and wants of all classes of his fellow citizens, or…be more anxious that the measures of the government may be so calculated as to remove…any cause of distress…” A fine Presidential letter. – JACKSON. Letter signed (“Andrew Jackson” to C.C. Camberlong, 1 March 1834. 2 pp. 4to. In very fine condition. Boldly penned. The President with his respects to Camberlong as the oldest member of the New York Delegation, begs leave to ask his attention to the enclosed [not present] recommendations for the office of district attorney in the place of Mr Hamilton and I request that he will submit the same to the Delegation generally. The object of the President of the President reference is to obtain the advice of the delegation...” The appointment of Colonel Hamilton expires soon, and the President “will be glad to hear from the Delegation by the 10th inst.” In a postscript he requests discretion and reiterates that the documents be returned to him.
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