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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

Andrew Jakson 1767-1845 John Bartlett

    Our Federal Union: it must be preserved.
          Toast given on the Jefferson Birthday Celebration in 1830.
    You are uneasy; you never sailed with me before, I see. 1
          Life of Jackson (Parton). Vol. iii. p. 493.
Note 1.
A remark made to an elderly gentleman who was sailing with Jackson down Chesapeake Bay in an old steamboat, and who exhibited a little fear.

See Also:
Andrew Jackson: First Inaugural Address
Andrew Jackson: Second Inaugural Address [back]