Five (5) books and documents relating to Andrew Jackson and the War of 1812. 1st item: 20th Congress, 1st Session, Military Affairs, including No. 371 "On Proceedings of a Court-Martial Ordered for the Trial of Certain Tennessee Militiamen in 1814", communicated to the House of Representatives by Mr. Hamilton from the Committee on Military Affairs, February 11, 1828. Reviews the court-martial trial at which the men were sentenced to death by Andrew Jackson during the War of 1812, particularly in regards to which term of duty stands when state militiamen are called into federal service. At the time, a Tennessee state militia tour was three months, while the federal tour was six. In their defense, the men believed they had fulfilled their obligations, and maintained their innocence until their execution, though there is no specific response to the charges of mutiny also leveled against them. Also reviews communications between General Armstrong, then Secretary of War and Governor William Blount. Majority of pages unbound, traces of a brown leather spine to some pages. 13" H x 8 5/8" W x 3/4" D. 2nd item: Life of Andrew Jackson, Private, Military, and Civil with illustrations by Amos Kendall, 1844. Published by Harper and Brothers, New York. Pamphlet octavo, 40 stitched pages detailing Jackson's involvement in the War of 1812 including two steel cut engravings with tissue paper guards, self wrappers with advertisements. 10" H x 6 3/8" W. 3rd item: Bound group of House of Representative reports pertaining petitions, primarily presented by the Committee of Claims and the Committee of Invalid Pensions, of individuals who sustained injuries or property damage during the War of 1812, dated 1819 to 1861. Pamphlets bound in white paper wrapper with typed label reading "The War of 1812". 9 3/8" H x 5 7/8" W to 3/4" D. 4th item: Biography of Andrew Jackson, President of the United States, Formerly Major General in the Army of the United States by Philo A. Goodwin, Esq., 1832. Published by Clapp and Benton, Hartford. 12mo, 422 pages with steel engraved frontispiece, hardbound in brown leather twith gitl elttering to spine. 7 3/8" H x 4 5/8" W x 1 3/4" D. 5th item: 70th Congress, 1st Session, House Document No. 430, Acceptance and Unveiling of the Statue of Andrew Jackson, Seventh President of the United States, Presented by the State of Tennessee, Proceedings in Congress and in Statuary Hall, 1929. Printed by the United States Government Printing Office, Washington D.C. Octavo, 84 pages with lithographed frontispiece, hardbound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and borders to front cover. Ink inscription from Murfreesboro, TN dated June 1928 front end paper. 10 3/8" H x 7" W x 5/8" D. Early 19th century/early 20th century. Provenance: The Estate of Celia (Cece) Webb, Nashville, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with tears, toning, foxing spots, areas of dampstaining, etc. to be expected from age. 1st item: Fragmentary condition with loss to edges of pages. 2nd item: Mildew to some pages. Flaking to edges of pages. 4th item: Ink, pencil inscriptions to front and back end papers.
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