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Hiram King to MVB, 24 December 1834

Dear Sir

I take this opportunity to write a few lines on the subject of the late election in this County & State of which you have heard the result some time since it went well for the Regency & huge <faws> the Wigs are scarce in this section of the Country since the ides of November last the board was swept clean and the Rejected stands in the front rank but Sir my object in writing mostly is to request you to present the articles enclosed in this box to the venerable President Andrew Jackson as coming from one of the Female Natives of the Onondaga Nation of Indians who has requested me as the Agent of said tribe to forward the same to the President of the United States as a mark of respect & gratitude this nation have towards the Man who has filled the measure of his Countrys glory these articles were manufactured by the Wife of Jackson Farmer She has worked at them more or less for more than one year The reason why I direct them to you I have not the honor of an acquaintance with President Jackson & hope you will excuse any deficiency or mistakes in any writing

With Great Respect

I am yours &c

Hiram King

Hiram King to MVB, 24 December 1834
Source: DLC Library of Congress
Collection: Andrew Jackson Papers (DLC)
Series: Series 7 (4 March 1833-3 March 1837)