Correspondence of Governor Campbell of Tennessee-original letters. from a committee of citizens.
4th January, 1823, at Nashville, Tenn.Sir,--At a meeting of the committee of the citizens of Nashville, assembled on the 3rd inst., for the purpose of considering of and fixing the mode, best calculated for the celebration of the anniversary of the 8th of January, 1815, it was unanimously “Resolved, That the Honorable George W. Campbell be requested to deliver to General Jackson an appropriate address at one o'clock of that day, and that Captain Bradford be requested to meet the General at the Stone bridge, escort him to town en militaire and form his company in the rear of the base of the courthouse during the oration.” We are gratified in communicating to you this resolution extracted from the minutes of the proceedings of the committee of arrangement, and are pleased by the anticipation of your compliance with a request, made in the spirit of defference, and by those who are best taught, to appreciate your exalted capabilities and past public services. May we be permitted to request an answer to this note, and to assure you with how much cordiality we unite in the sentiment with the committee  of arrangement, whose feelings and opinions we have on this occasion the honor to represent. We are, most respectfully,
From Andrew Jackson.
Hermitage, February 14, 1828.My Dear Sir,--I have just received the letter you had the goodness to write me by Mr. Donelson on the 12th instant, with enclosures, for which I thank you. The reply you have made Mr. M. is such as I approve, and which I would, had I been present, requested you to have made. Indeed, under existing circumstances, delicacy and propriety would admit of no other. My real friends want no information from me on the subject of internal improvements and manufactories but what my public acts has afforded, and I never gratify my enemies. Was I now to come forth and reiterate my political opinions on these subjects I would be charged with electioneering views for selfish purposes; I cannot do any act that may give rise to such imputations. Plans have been formed by my enemies, resolutions written and forwarded by men calling themselves a committee appointed for that purpose, to inveigle me into a reply, but still I could not be got out, because my opinions were before the public, and I was convinced my friends could not wish me to reiterate my opinions, for surely no honest man, having the good of his country at heart, believing that I would change my opinions for selfish views, could support me, and I was determined not to furnish food for my enemies to annoy me with. I thank you kindly for the trouble you have taken. I return you enclosed Mr. Mogomerie's letter. Mrs. J. joins me in kind salutations to you, your lady, Miss Stodard, and family, and beg leave to remind you of your promise. We will be happy to see you at the Hermitage. With high consideration and respect I am your friend,
From James Monroe.
oak Hill, April 11, 1828.Dear Sir,--I was much gratified to receive, within a few days past, your letter by Mr. Warner, of St. Petersburg, althoa it was of very ancient date. Entertaining for you a sincere regard, founded on our service together at a very dificult period of public affairs, it affords me a sincere pleasure to find, that after the great lapse of time which has intervened, that a corresponding sentiment still exists on your part. I send you a copy of my memoir, which relates particularly to my claims, founded on my missions to Europe, but which also gives a sketch of the difficulties I had to encounter in those missions. You will, I am satisfied, take an interest in perusing it. Mrs. Monroe has been seriously indisposed for more than two months, but is now on the recovery. She, and our daughter Mrs. Hay, desire their best regards to be presented to Mrs. Campbell, respecting whose health, and that of your children, they would be glad to be informed. With sincere regard and best wishes for your health and welfare, I am, dear sir, y'rs,