A signed manuscript letter in the author's handwriting.
Will you be so good as to make for me to the Inspectors of Court my gratefull acknowledgments for their favour in overestimating the little service it was in my power to render them & to express to them my high sense of the patriotism which actuat[. . .] townsmen & themselves at the late election. I am happy to be able to assure you that unless the west is more than disordered, unless... Continue Reading
Yours directed to me at NYork was duly received & its contents attended to. Having long since established a perpetual non-intercourse with the man your business was with, it was somewhat difficult of accomplishment. He had entered a default agt. you which he agreed to wave & I prepared your brief for submission which Miller & he were to do in the morning & which was doubtless done... Continue Reading
Will you be so good as to have one of the enclosed papers served for me on Mr Luther & let him admit the service of the other & return it to me? I am sorry to trouble you but know no person at Plattsburgh who I think would take more satisfaction in obliging me. I am happy to learn that we think alike on the subject of the approaching political contest & was highly flattered by the... Continue Reading
It appears on examination, that the lots of Delancy were sold by the commissioners of the State, to John Hembrow—an Englishman who came from on board a British Ship of war, soon after the peace of 1783—that he occupied the said land as a Garden for a Short time—was then convicted of Forgery and counterfiting money, for which he was condemned to Suffer death. Before the time of execution, he broke... Continue Reading
Sender: Ebenezer Belknap
At the suggestion of Gen. Ellis, we would inform you that the "Gazette; and Onondaga Advertiser," a republican newspaper was issued from our office on the 24th inst. and has already an extensive circulation. To advertising customers, it presents superior advantages; and this consideration, added to the propriety of employing the friends of the Admin, will, we flatter ourselves, induce you to... Continue Reading
I must ask a little further indulgence from you in the payment of the demands of the state agt me, say, till the first of April. I depended on some money being ready for in albany before this, but it is not paid yet—great complaint of scarcity of money there. It is excessively scarce here. I can scarcely get enough to supply the wants of my household. Unless I am much mistaken I shall have some... Continue Reading
The defendant in this cause applied to me to get some assistance. He has no defence in the above suit but wishes the circumstances & situation of the business to be known & thinks he shall not be further prosecuted. The lien he purchased was shortly after the purchase & after he had made some improvements, he says about 20 acres sold on an execution against him for a trifling sum, he... Continue Reading
I have recd. a communication from Dr. Adams one of our Members of Assembly in which he states that Elijah Mann Junr. has confidentially written to you requesting the Sale on a Mortgage of the East half of Lot No. 73=Onondaga Reservation, which Mortgage was originally given by me, and that you do not wish to proceed to the Sale immediately without my consent; it therefore becomes proper and... Continue Reading
I Bleave you had Best give Sharman a judgement to save cost tacking out one 72 Dolar note which is not his due if By any means you can com to sum agreament with him Sharman or Vledick Respecting a two hundred Dolars not which Sharman & my self Invest for Vledack which has Ben sued twice Before this I Do not want any cost on the thing you may agree with them to give them a judgemet. In August... Continue Reading
Your unexpected departure prevented my making you acquainted with the merits of my defence agt. Clarks suit. That no unnecessary delay may take place I authorize you to agree to submit it to any person you think proper, & to appoint a time for the hearing. Let it be however sufficiently far ahead to enable me to prepare my defence. I shall depend upon your attending to it upon the hearing.
I have Bought out the James Ville Iron & Woollin factory Company in James Ville in the town of Manlius in the Countey of Onondaga & am Informed that there is a mortgage on the premises in favor of the peopal of the State of New york for the Sum of four-thousand five hundred dollars and that the said Company are sued for the Intrest that ought to have been paid last June & Sir– if you... Continue Reading
I have arived at Utica & I called on Mr. Kirklen & he informed me you had not sent him notice for trial I hope that it will not go by this Court as it has been many years since it has been in agitation & some of the witnesses is already dead and some have mooved at great distences and People are apt to for get per haps it would be best when you send your Notice to Mr. Kirklen to Write... Continue Reading
I know not what fees you allude to. When I was in Albany last, I paid Mr Bloodgood & took a receipt in full. I have never issued a writ or filed a plea since. The same year I paid Mr Farilie for the Year <before> any <cent>. I only wish to know how & why I am charged fees when I have done no business, and have my receipt in full. Pray inform me on whose statement I have had... Continue Reading
I recd your's calling on me for the amt of the judgt in favor of the People. If it be consistant I desire you to delay execution until the first of Octr next, as I cannot conveniently nor with out loss pay it before. In the mean time please accept my acknowledgment of your politeness.
There is a Sute Commenced a gainst me for the people—which I think must be for intrest due of Lot No 40 in the Northwest part of the Oneida Reservation and, if so, I conseve by the act passed—Last Winter for the relief of the actual settlers on said tract that I shall have the intrest remitted—for I have been an actual settler for seven years and have made improvements of the said Lot Sir I shall... Continue Reading