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President at the time of writing, Jackson asks Henry Baldwin, his friend and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, to "obtain for me the desired information in respect to my confidential letter to Mr. M. of the 6th of January 1818."
Washington, Novr. 7. 1831. Dear Sir, Yours of the 3rd. Inst. was duly received; and now permit me to request that you will, if possible, thro Mr. Roberts, or any other channel obtain for me the desired information in respect to my confidential letter to Mr. M. of the 6th of January 1818, having been in the hands of Mr. Lacock. in 1819, as chairman of the the Committee. Your own judgement will be your best guide to determine the means proper to be employed in procuring the facts in regard to this matter. It is desireable that this information be had at as early a day as convenient. Very Sincerely, Yr Friend Andrew Jackson Hon Henry Baldwin, Philadelphia
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Andrew Jackson, Henry Baldwin, 1831, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Abner Lacock, 1818
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