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Title:[Letter] 1824 Jul. 4 [to] General Robert Purdy / And[rew] J. Donelson : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Donelson, A. J.

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Date: July 4, 1824
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a note from Andrew Jackson Donelson to General Robert Purdy, dated July 4, 1824. It is regarding General Andrew Jackson and upcoming Congressional elections. Donelson wants Purdy to confirm or deny that there are friends of Jackson's who do not want him in Congress. Purdy's reply is on the same page. He confirms the rumor.
Collection:A. J. Donelson Papers
Box: I-D-3

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Dr [Dear] Sir,

Will you be so good as to inform me [added: in] answer to this note whether Mr Bell , in conversation with you on the subject of the present Congressional election, did [added: or did not] observe that all the friends of General Jackson were opposed to his election _ I feel desirous to know something satisfactory concerning this observation, having heard it spoken of [gap] frequently, & with reference to the election _ as a friend [added: & relation] of General Jackson, it seemed to me as importing something of disrespect to to their character & the cause which they are anxious to promote.

Yrs [Yours] Respectfully
And. J. [Andrew Jackson] Donelson
July 4 1824
Genl [General] Robert Purdy

Dr Sir

In answer to your note of to day I have to observe, that Mr Bill in a conversation with me [added: in my presence] did remark, that the friends of Genl Jackson were opposed to his election

Yrs Respectfully
Rob. [Robert] Purdy

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Genl Purdys
& A J Donelson's

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