Return of Ordance Military Stores and Laboratory Tools &c. &c. Disposition at Fort Detroit Under the Command of Captain John Whistler from the 31st. of March 1812. to the 30th June 1812.
24 pounders Mounted
24 Do. Dismounted
12 Do. Mounted
12 Do.... Continue Reading
Your letter has been sent out to me, just as I am looking over the returns of our yesterday’s contest. We have had a glorious victory. Ash turns out Watmough by a majority of nearly 1200; Sutherland is rebuted by a majority of 1400, and in short at the north and south ends of the city, and... Continue Reading
The several letters which I have written to the President through you explain most things of which I would other ^wise^ speak in this. Any mode in which you may think the business of the Department can be best attended to, whether that which is stated in your letter of the 25th, or the one... Continue Reading
Considering the importance of Elocution and Legal knowledge particularly among Gentlemen whose profession is the Law, we whose names are subscribed to these articles have entered into an Assocication for improvement in the foregoing branches of Science, to be called and known by the name of the... Continue Reading
Genl Washington Jany 1790
"The advancement of agriculture commerce & manufactures by all proper means will not I trust need recommendation" first
"Congress has repeatedly & ^not^ without success directed their attention to the encouragement of manufactures.”
"The object is of too... Continue Reading
I have been informed since my arrival in this part of the Country that you have become a zealous advocate for the Clintonian party, those ene[mie]s to the Republican interest & the general welfare. In addressing you it is unnecessary to enter into a discussion of this subject. You know that Mr... Continue Reading
MR. VAN BUREN’S OBSERVATIONS
THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES,
On Mr. FOOT’S amendment to the Rules of the Senate, by which it was proposed to give the Vice President the right to call to order for words spoken in debate.
Mr. VAN BUREN said, he had not been disposed to partake... Continue Reading
I thank you for the message communicated by our mutual friend Mr Targee. It is a source of high gratification to me to find one of the first and earliest ^strongest^ pillars of the Republican party still firm on its base & prepared to sustain that large portion of the political edifice which... Continue Reading
I beg you to be assured that my delay in complying with your request is in no degre[e] attributable to a wan[t] of respect for yourself o[r] indifference to the interests of the institution in behal[f] of which you have add[ed] me. Your letter was mislaid immediately aft[er] it was recd. & not... Continue Reading
A friend of Mr Ely called yesterday to inform me that the Bill which he had intended to bring into the H of A. for my benefit had been indefinitely postponed by your advice. No doubt you may have very good and very friendly reasons for this advice; but I should have taken it very kind if they had... Continue Reading
I Instructed—will discharge that duty in good faith—the obligation it imposes—viz to strive forth possed of a will which over looking local & personal consideration shall secure fair <politics> to the great interests of the country viz. The <manufacturing> & the <illegible... Continue Reading
The great service and gratification afforded me by your letter demand[ed] my warmest thanks, and merited my acknowledgements before this. Accident has prevented my writing for two or three days past. You will have perceived that I made liberal use of it, but the writer is not known, and no... Continue Reading
Extracts from the Republican Watch Tower, printed in the City of New York.
June 14th. 1808.
"All persons having property which was intended for exportation to Canada, whether lumber in raft, or other merchandise, are informd that no such exportations can be permitted.
The laws and instructions... Continue Reading
For very obvious reasons I desire not to be quoted upon the subject of your letter. I see no objection certainly to patronizing the North American as it takes a correct course in politics generally & may be useful. But that support ought not to be placed on the ground of a want of confidence in... Continue Reading
I send you a sketch of my views as to what ought to be said upon the subject of Internal Improvements. Mr. Taney thought extremely well of that which I shewed him. I have reconstructed it, & if the other had merit I am sure this has more. My object is to place before the nation, &... Continue Reading
The Proprietors of the Great Possession
To MVBuren Dr.
To <trying> the cause agt. Berger
<Hauyet> at Hugh Bain ^William De <Kois>^—
To going to Hudson to consult Williams—
To attending to the Resum of cause... Continue Reading