Albany (N.Y.) Argus

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SPEECH OF MARTIN VAN BUREN, at the Albany county meeting, held at the capitol, of which gen. Stephen Van Rensselaer was chairman, and judge Buel secretary, for the appointment of delegates to the state convention. MR VAN BUREN said, that it had not been without difficulty that he had been able to satisfy himself of the propriety of his participating in the proceedings of the meeting. The object... Continue Reading
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I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter, requesting information concerning the manner in which the right of suffrage is regulated in New-York, together with my opinion upon the utility and practical operation of the system now in force there. I can have no objection whatever to furnish the information you desire, but I feel some delicacy, under the circumstances of the case, in... Continue Reading
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The approach of our regular election of a Governor and Lieutenant Governor and the established usages of the Republican Party, have again brought together the delegates of your choice, to discharge the important and responsible duty of selecting and presenting to the public suitable candidates for those high offices. This duty upon ordinary occasions delicate and difficult, has been to the... Continue Reading
Sender/Author: MVB, Sender/Author: John Sudam, Sender/Author: Alonzo G. Hammond, Sender/Author: James I. Roosevelt Jr.
I have received the resolution of the senate, appointing me a senator to represent the state in the senate of the congress of the United States, after the third of March next, and have to ask permission to communicate to the senate, through you, my acceptance of the office. Relying on the indulgence of the senate, and in justice to my own feelings, I avail myself of the opportunity thus presented... Continue Reading
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Recipient: Nathaniel Pitcher
I have been requested by a committee of the “New-York Law Institute” to lay the accompanying papers before the legislature. The Chancellor’s reply fully confirms the impression, which is, I believe, universal with the profession, that the relief prayed for is indispensable to the due administration of justice. Allow me, therefore, to recommend the subject to your early and favorable consideration...
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We beg leave to hand you the correspondence which has just passed between us, as a committee of the New-York Law Institute, and the Chancellor of the state, on a subject of great importance, especially to those who may be suitors in the court of chancery, residing in the city of New York. If your excellency should look upon it in that light, or deem it entitled to such consideration, we have to... Continue Reading
Sender/Author: George Washington Strong, Sender/Author: James I. Roosevelt Jr., Sender/Author: W.T. McCoun, Sender/Author: R. Sedgwick, Sender/Author: George F. Talman
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In my communication to the legislature at the opening of the session, I alluded briefly to the outlines of a plan suggested to me relative to the renewed bank charters. Understanding that it was the general expectation that a full development of its details would be laid before you by me, I have requested its author to furnish me with a more ample statement of his views: and have now the honor to... Continue Reading
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We have recently been appointed a committee of the New York law institute, which is composed of all the principal members of the bar of this city, to take such steps as may be thought necessary towards procuring the passage of a law for the appointment of a vice-chancellor to reside here. We have it in contemplation to present the subject to his excellency the governor, as we deem it a matter of... Continue Reading
Sender/Author: George Washington Strong, Sender/Author: James I. Roosevelt Jr., Sender/Author: W.T. McCoun, Sender/Author: R. Sedgwick, Sender/Author: George F. Talman
I have received yours of the 18th instant on the subject of a vice chancellor in the first circuit. Taking into consideration the present common law duties of the circuit judge, and the additional duty of hearing appeals from the surrogates in all cases of contested wills, both of real and personal estate, I am satisfied no individual can discharge those duties, and have any leisure to do the... Continue Reading
Recipient: George Washington Strong , Recipient: James I. Roosevelt Jr. , Recipient: W.T. McCoun , Recipient: R. Sedgwick , Recipient: George F. Talman