John Jay Jackson (1800-1877), Sr.
Black and brown ink on beige paper, laid on a larger sheet
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 5.7 x 4.4 cm ) Mat: 18 x 14 in. ( 45.7 x 35.6 cm )
Inscribed at lower left in black ink: "1864"
John Jay Jackson graduated from West Point in 1818 and subsequently served in the army in Virginia, Florida, and Alabama. He resigned from the army in 1823, studied law, and became prosecuting attorney in the circuit supreme court. He served six terms as a representative to the Virginia legislature.
Gift of Daniel Parish, Jr.
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