• It will be my sincere and constant desire to observe toward the Indian tribes within our limits a just and liberal policy, and to give that humane and considerate attention to their rights and their wants which is consistent with the habits of our Government and the feelings of our people.

    John Stilwell Jenkins, Andrew Jackson (2011). “Life and Public Services of Gen. Andrew Jackson, Seventh President of the United States: Including the Most Important of His State Papers”, p.221, New Leaf Publishing Group
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