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Title: [Letter] 1832 Jan. 17 [to] Andrew [Jackson Donelson] / [Stockly Donelson] : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Donelson, Stockly

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Date: January 17, 1832
Extent: 6p
Summary:This document is a letter dated January 17, 1832 from Stockly Donelson to Andrew Jackson Donelson. Stockly informs Andrew that the trainer he had recently hired will not be allowed to stay in the state longer than twenty days due to an act of legislature limiting the residency of free black people. Stockly also discusses the status of his investment in Craighead farm as well as the condition of Andrew's cotton crop. He also mentions an episode in which their uncle Andrew Jackson, then US president, was falsely accused of owing a debt.
Collection:Bettie M. Donelson Papers
Box: III-E-2-3 b1

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