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Secretary of the Navy business, 1831 - 1834

MS-986: Levi Woodbury papers
 Series
Identifier: 3
Contents are primarily letters documenting naval officer appointments and orders issued. Other letters document naval budget decisions, military deployment and supply. Several letters document the Jackson administration's opposition to the Second U.S. Bank. Of note is an 1833 letter to the Commander of the Philadelphia Naval Yard approving the hiring of "colored persons" as seamen and a portion of an 1831 document signed by Woodbury and Andrew Jackson.

Dates

  • 1831 - 1834

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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