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Quotation by Andrew Jackson
Attorney General Benjamin Butler to his wife Harriet, June 29, 1836 challenging Waightstill Avery to a duel, August 12, 1788, Jackson Papers, Library of Congress Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents ed. J.D. Richardson, Washington (1908) Correspondence, challenging Governor John Sevier to a duel, October 2, 1803 Correspondence, endorsing a letter from Reverend A.D. Campbell, March 15, 1837
I not only rejoice, but congratulate my beloved country Texas is reannexed, and the safety, prosperity, and the greatest interest of the whole Union is secured by this ... great and important national act.
Andrew Jackson (1767–1845), U.S. president. Letter, March 10, 1845, to Francis P. Blair, Jackson Papers, Library of Congress.
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