CALL FAMILY PAPERS - Box: 1 Folder: 2 Item: 1

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  • Letter, April 23, 1827, Andrew Jackson, Hermitage, to Richard K. Call, Tallahassee, 3 pp., regarding Mr. Williams marriage tomorrow and noting that ''the parents of his intended wife are apprehensive of their daughters health in the climate of Florida, and object to her going there before next fall.'' Mentions visit to Nashville with Mrs. Jackson and Mrs. Call and the friendly reception given Mrs. Call. Discusses continuing efforts to resolve Mr. Kirkman's will. Describes attacks on himself and Mrs. Jackson: ''Every tool [is] employed to oppose me -- nay, sir they condescended to . . . slander Mrs. Jackson. . . Henry Clay is at the bottom of this. . . I will be silent for the present, but in due time I will come forth, and show the extent of the combination of the Executive Dept. in this base attempt to slander . . . and injure me. . . in time I will expose them.'' [Multiple tears: text lost]

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  • Correspondence, 1827-1835