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Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845.


Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Hynes papers

Identifier: LaRC-32
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence of Andrew Hynes while serving with Tennessee troops in the Battle of New Orleans campaign. The correspondence from Nashville mentions business, political and military affairs. Main correspondents represented in the collection include Willie Blount, Thomas Fletcher and William Hynes. Also included are printed orders, broadsides, roster of officers of the Tennessee army and map of the battlefield of the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.

Dates: 1814-1951; Other: Majority of material found in 1814-1815

Andrew Jackson documents

 Collection — Oversize Folder: M-1240
Identifier: LaRC-M-1240
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two official papers signed by President Andrew Jackson. The first is a permit to the brig, Ocean of Philadelphia, to pass without any hindrance (1829), and the second is a promotion of Henry Wilson from Captain to Major (1834).

Dates: 1829-1834

Andrew Jackson letters

Identifier: LaRC-M-627
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters from Andrew Jackson at the Hermitage to Colonel Maunsell White in New Orleans, 1843 September 29 and 1845 March 27. During the War of 1812, Maunsel White fought alongside Andrew Jackson in the Battle of New Orleans and commanded a battalion of uniformed volunteer soldiers, the Louisiana Blues. White and Jackson became acquainted during their service together and remained close friends and business associates for the rest of their lives. In this letter...
Dates: 1843-1845; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1959

David B. Morgan papers

Identifier: LaRC-624
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and military orders of David Banister Morgan (1773-1848), as well as financial and slave records. Morgan was a commander of troops on the west bank of the Mississippi River under Andrew Jackson between 1814 and 1815 during the Battle of New Orleans.

Dates: 1814-1849

Rosemonde E. and Emile Kuntz Collection: National Period

Identifier: LaRC-600 (C-National Period)
Scope and Contents This finding aid covers Series 3, the National Period, of the Kuntz Collection. The Kuntz Collection consists of historical documents relating to the historical and cultural development of Louisiana and more specifically New Orleans. The materials date back as far as 1655 before the founding of Louisiana and continue onward through the French colonial period, the Spanish colonial period, and the National period to the mid-twentieth century. Documents include those from the Company of the...
Dates: 1804-1950

W. A. Scott papers

Identifier: LaRC-492
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of professional and collected papers of Rev. W. A. Scott. Included are handwritten sermons and speeches, correspondence, newspaper clippings and other printed items. Photostats of later-era typed transcripts are included. Some documents in fragile or damaged condition. One of the sermons was given in New Orleans in 1845, to honor the life of Andrew Jackson.

Dates: 1844-1869

W. D. Shaffer collection

Identifier: LaRC-500
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of printed items collected by W. D. Shaffer on American military topics, from the early nineteenth century through the mid- twentieth century. Included are pamphlets, reprints, a business card, and newspaper clippings. Topics covered include Andrew Jackson, the Civil War, and World War II.

Dates: 1843-1946

War of 1812 collection

Identifier: LaRC-541
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of letters, reports, a permit, general orders, morning reports, a newsclipping, lists, and a microfilm and film reel relating to the War of 1812.

Dates: 1813-1965

William C.C. Claiborne papers

Identifier: LaRC-427
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of correspondence and papers of William Claiborne created during the periods while he was Governor first of the Mississippi Territory and later the Governor of Louisiana. Included in the collection is a petition requesting Claiborne's assistance in collecting debts owed to merchants and other inhabitants of New Orleans from the Spanish Government. There are also several letters concerning the exemption of French citizens from militia duty.

Dates: 1802-1815

William Edwards Clement collection of Dickinson family papers

Identifier: LaRC-33
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of the Dickinson family, primarily in southern Louisiana, which were collected by American author William Edwards Clement in the preparation of Clement's 1952 book: Plantation life on the Mississippi. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, research notes, genealogical information, legal documents including wills and land patents, partially printed certificates, financial documents including sales of enslaved workers, a 1923 typed...
Dates: 1803-1952

Zoe Posey papers

Identifier: LaRC-430
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of notes about voodoo taken from New Orleans newspapers and city records. The notes are on the celebrations of St. John's Eve (John the Baptist's Day), African-American and Creole superstitions, voodoo charms, and events in which voodoo was suspected. Also included are the death dates of members of the Laveau and Glapion families as well as a newspaper account of the death of Marie Laveau. There is also information about the death of General Andrew Jackson.

Dates: 1930s

Additional filters:

Correspondence 5
Louisiana -- History -- 19th century 3
New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La, 1815 3
Orders (military records) 3
Louisiana -- History -- War of 1812 2