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March 2, 1832
Dear President Jackson: I understand exactly where you are coming from in supporting the removal of Indians from Georgia. I too must do what I think will most benefit the American citizens. I am inclined to also support the removal of Indians from Georgia. I believe it will keep America growing and prospering. Though it is a little unfair to the Indians I believe it will improve our economy and increase job availability.
As for the Indians, I think we should try to remove them peacefully. They may resist but I do not think we should use valuable resources on fighting a war with the Indians. I hope that if we offer them land elsewhere they will comply. After all America could benefit from this land and the Indians have such skill in the agriculture areas they could benefit in places we could not. The land in Georgia is perfect for growing cotton and possibly other profitable crops. There are even signs of gold. This land could give our economy a big boost by creating jobs and hopefully making a big profit.
I hope it does not seem too harsh a treatment for the Indians. I am simply trying to do what is best for America. I hope the Indians adapt easily to the new land. I know America will use this land to great things. For these reasons the Supreme Court is going to vote in favor of having the Indians removed from Georgia. Respectfully, John Marshall…...

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