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Title:[Letter] 1833 May 6, Nashville [to] Gen[era]l [Andrew] Jackson, President of U[nited] States / Felix Grundy: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Grundy, Felix

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Date: May 6, 1833
Extent: 1 p
Summary:This document is a letter dated May 6, 1833, written by Felix Grundy to then-President Andrew Jackson. In the letter, Grundy asks Jackson a series of questions in order to clear up controversies over Grundy's conduct at the last session of Congress and his feelings toward the issues of nullification and secession.
Collection:Felix Grundy

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Nashville May 6th 1833
Dear Sir,

I am duly aware of the impropriety in general of troubling you upon subjects not connected with your public duties; but in cases where justice to individuals requires it, I rely confidently that you will not withhold any thing [anything] within your knowledge, which may prevent injustice. I therefore take the liberty of making the following enquiries of you.

1st Whether you were not intimately acquainted with my conduct in relation to the great questions of Nullification and Secession during the whole of the last Session of congress?

2d. Whether you had not full opportunities, not only of knowing my conduct, but also my private feelings on these subjects?

3d. Whether any member of congress, laboured [labored] with more zeal and assiduity to put down the doctrines of Nullification and Secession than I did?

4th Whether my whole energies were not directed to sustain the Administration in the great conflict in which it was compelled to engaged on the above subjects?

Yours with great respect
Felix Grundy
Genl. [General] Jackson President of U. [United] States

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