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The Papers of Martin Van Buren
Organization of Documents
Definition of an MVB Document
Series 5 (1 Jan. 1825-3 March 1829)
Series 7 (4 March 1833-3 March 1837)
Calendar of Documents
Preferred Citation Guide
Van Buren Biography
Van Buren Timeline
Van Buren Quotes
Sponsors & Contributors
Edwin Croswell to MVB, 3 April 1826
I must ask you not to be surprised at the tenor of the leading editorial article of this morning. It has not been written without deliberation. The truth is, whilst there is an increasing aversion towards Mr. Adams amongst the reps. of the State, there is a great aversion on their part to any collision with the Administration that shall drive them to the support of Clinton, or of that shall force...
Edwin Croswell to MVB, 7 June 1833
You will know best how far the letter accompanying this, from Mr Crabb is entitled to consideration. In my judgement, it has an honest face. I will make inquiries as to the man, & if they are answered satisfactorily, I have not ^the^ least doubt that the subscriptions may be obtained, if it shall be deemed expedient to encourage any thing of this sort. I am not surprised at this opinion of...
MVB to Edwin Croswell, 25 December 1827
You will see by the Intelligence of to day a resolution relative to convictions under the Sedition law with some brief remarks from Major Hamilton. This subject was originally brought before Congress on the petition of Judge Cooper of South Carolina & ^of which^ I send you a copy together with a report made in the Senate. It appears to me that this is well calculated for our meridian & it...
Thomas Tredwell to Edwin Croswell, c7 February 1828
The Editor of the Albany Gazette of _____ _____ after noticing that several amendments to the constitution are now before Congress respecting the Electoral law without telling us what they are but seems to suppose that the present federal Constitution, may possibly be considered, like the Jewish Ark of the Covenant, too sacred to be touched by profane hands. I fear we shall have deep reason to...
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1871 June 13