Quotation by Andrew Jackson

We do not wish to injure you.... But if you again plunge your knives into the breasts of our people, I shall send a force which will severely punish you for your cruelties.
Andrew Jackson (1767–1845), U.S. president. Letter, June 15, 1833, to Black Hawk, Niles Weekly Register.

Open letter to Black Hawk after Black Hawk had been captured at the end of the war that bears his name.
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