A Guide to the Bessie L. Letts Essays, 1781-1860
John Macpherson Berrien was an eloquent lawyer, a U.S. senator, and the attorney general of the United States during U.S. president Andrew Jackson's administration. Berrien County, created in south Georgia in 1856, is named for him.
Johnson, Charles J. "John Macpherson Berrien (1781-1856)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 15 September 2014. Web. 14 December 2015.
Historical narratives written by Bessie L. Letts entitled “John McPherson Berrien” and “The Democratic Movement in Georgia, 1821-1860”.
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Bessie L. Letts Essays, 1781-1860, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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