I have seen Mr Jenkins several times since his return, he & his friends are exc highly pleased with his appointment, I thought it improper immediately to speak to him on the subject, but sent for his brother Seth who desired me to be perfectly easy on the subject & to inform you that the... Continue Reading
A Continuance of Severe indisposition obliges me to address you thro' the means of an amanuensis. As attorney General I do hereby authorise you to institute and prosecute in the name of the people and on their title one or two Suits in Ejectment in the Supreme Court for any or parts (which to you... Continue Reading
I received yours addressed to Mr Ogden & myself a few days since proposing that we should meet as arbitrators in the case you mention on the 10th of next month at Kinderhook, & have delayed an answer in order to assertain whether it would be in our power to attend. Mr. Ogden has informed me... Continue Reading
Mr. Stone of this city has applyed to me to assist him in my professional capacity to recover satisfaction for an Injury which he supposes his horse received while in your employ. He has submitted to my perusal a correspondence betwen yourself & him on the subject from which it appears that an... Continue Reading
Connecticut Minor 1813
The day is past, the Elections o'er
and Madison is King once more!
Ye Vagabonds of my land
Cut-Throats & Knaves a patriotic band,
Ye Demagogues lift up your voice.
Moles and Banditti all rejoice.
N. J. Jany 12th. 1813
Mr Masons Speech N. J. Feby 25th. 1813
“The rogues... Continue Reading
Sheer necessity must be my apology for attempting to impress you for once into the service of a correspondent, for the want of my accustomed number of which I am almost in a state of starvation for political news from Albany.
I am now just about as ignorant of what is, may, or ought to be doing at... Continue Reading
What, my Friend, is to be the state of politics? I do not like their present appearances. If we tie ourselves to the General Administration we shall go down with disgrace. Does Gov. Tompkins & Judge Tayler mean to lend a hand to our destruction and put themselves in lending strings to Madison... Continue Reading
It is not to the arbitrary mandates of despotic power, it is not to the that your submission is demanded. It is not to the wishes of the ^seductive^ wiles and ^artfull^ blandishments of the corrupt minions of aristocracy, that your attention is called, but ^it is^ to an expression and discussion of... Continue Reading
It is not to the arbitrary mandates of despotic power, that your submission is demanded; it is not to the seductive wiles and artful blandishments of the corrupt minions of aristocracy, that your attention is called—but to an expression and discussion of the wishes and feelings of your... Continue Reading
Mr. Van Buren, from the select committee to whom were referred certain resolutions, with the recitals preceding the same, adopted by the honorable the Assembly, on the second day of March, 1813, relating to the creation and support of a Navy. To the high sense which the hon. the Assembly entertain... Continue Reading
Ist. The substance of Banking operations, viz
Ist. The Creation of a fictitious Capital
2d. The substitution of a representative for money.
2dII. The nature of the Business subject to Danger.
Ist. From too great an accumulation of fictitious capital wh[ich] subjects the realities of the country to... Continue Reading
On my way through Kinderhook Mrs. Holland called on me & wished me to negotiate with you the sale of her right of Dower in an estate owned by you, She stated to me that you had expressed a wish to that effect. Should that be your wish I will thank you to apprise me of it at Albany
The jury, by their special verdict, found, that on the 12th of August, 1811, Barry “did go without the limits, to wit, into the enclosure of one Henry Vrooman, which was formerly included within the liberties of the gaol; but by a subsequent survey, (made, however, before the execution of the bond... Continue Reading
Your address will appear in the Advocate some day previous to Wednesday next and on that day will go out in the country Paper issued by that establishment. I told the Printer that the whole of it must appear in one Paper, and that it must not be broken up in pieces, which always injures the effect... Continue Reading
The middle district will uneqivocally elect its senators & give Tompkins near a from 500 to 1000 majority. The <South^ern^> is some what doubtfill but will I am persuaded give us a small majority. We entertain full confidence of the success of the greatest part of our Ticket in Nyork.... Continue Reading
I received your favour with the Inclosure. The various pieces for publication presented from all parts of the state prevented an Insertion in our paper. Our Accounts from the North & west are very flattering. J W Taylor from Saratoga mentions that they will do well. Mr Tiffany from Schoharie,... Continue Reading
The Supreme Court having during this Term decided the Cause between You & Col Salisbury against You, the Costs have been taxed by Mr. <illegible> at $155.69 which I wish You to pay to Mr. V. Ness who will give You my Rect. for them
Jacob Van Ness Esqr. of Redhook has applyed for the office of Collector for Dutchess county, he has been well recommended & in my Judgment ought to have the office, there being no republican member from that district it is necessary for his friends to apply abroad.
Mr Van Ness is in every... Continue Reading