Court of Errors
John Van Ness Yates
John Lansing Junr.
Brief for Argument Feby Term
This action is founded in that part of the Habeas Corpus act which prohibits a person once discharged by Habeas Corpus from being recommitted &c.
The words are
1 Vol. R Laws 288, "That no... Continue Reading
The meeting having convened pursuant to adjournment, and the nomination of lieutenant-governor and the address of the republican members of the legislature, made at Albany on the 15th ult. having been read,
Resolved, unanimously, That we will support
DE WITT CLINTON, Esq.
for the office of... Continue Reading
At a meeting of republican delegates from the several towns in the county of Columbia, held at the house of Jacob I. Harder, in the town of Claverack, on the 15th of April, 1811,
Gen. Samuel Ten Broeck, in the Chair,
Martin Van Buren, Secretary;
The proceedings of the meetings nominating the... Continue Reading
From the proceedings of our County meeting you will perceive that we are correct if we are not as numerous as we might be. Our new Sheriff turned rather pale at the meeting when I introduced the resolutions but did not think fit to enter into a discussion he made a virtue of necessity with a... Continue Reading
I received a letter from Genl Thomas a few days ago, stating that he would be in Hudson on thursday next, and requesting that I would meet him there on that [da]y. I shall not be up in Season & therefore will thank you to hand him the enclosed letter when he arrives in Hudson.
For fear that any misrepresentations may be made or undue advantage taken respecting of my not attending the meeting at Jonas Millers to day, I think proper to inform you of the manner in which I have ben invited to attend and the reasons of my non-attendance.
On, monday last Jacob R. Van... Continue Reading
You request me to express to you my Impressions on the subject of the Title of the Livingston Family to the lands you possess and your associates possess, those of you with whom I am acquainted I am persuaded must be sensible of the delicacy of my situation in complying with my ^your^ wishes most... Continue Reading
Received Philadelphia August 3d. 1811 of Mrs. Sarah Davenport late Sarah Robinson Two hundred & seventy eight dollars and forty six Cents in full of all Accounts against her individually and as Administratrix of the Estate of William Robinson Junr. deceased & for which I have signed two... Continue Reading
In your paper on the 16th. Instant at the close of several scurrilous remarks respecting myself & others you say, “Do you suppose, that Lawyer Van Buren has now any recollection of a Letter which he wrote last winter to a member of the legislature, urging him in the first place, if possible, to... Continue Reading
At a meeting held at the house of Jonas Miller in the town of Granger previous to the last election you asserted–that you could prove in a court of Justice that I had ^written^ a letter last winter to a member of the Legislature “conjuring him to present a report on the petition of Henry Avery... Continue Reading
When you handed me the note this morning from Mr. Van Buren, the principles upon which I refused pay for it as an advertisement, was, to secure to myself the priviledge of making such comments upon it, as, from the extent to which I have gone in this business as a[n] editor, and the necessary defe[... Continue Reading
At the time, when I addressed the People of the Manor of Livingston and offered a deposit of Five hundred dollars to become yours in the event of my not substantiating the charge then made against you, I expressly limited the time within which the prosecution was to be commenced, that time has long... Continue Reading
In your paper of the 23d. Inst. you state that I am the author of a communication under the Signature of Benjamin Birdsail Junr Esquire which appeared in the Bee of the same date. [. . .] did this charge affect me only I should treat it with the same contempt I have the tissue of misrepresentation... Continue Reading
Joseph Wright of the
City of New York.
Deed on file dated Sept 26. 1786, Wits. John <Bush> Chas. P. Rogers. Proved by Rogers before <I>. M. Hughes but Grantor not identified. Recorded in the Secretary’s office Decr. 1792.
conveys to.... Continue Reading
I now send you the Copies of the opinions of the Courts in Jackson v Freer & Cooper in Error, & in Adams v Overseers of Columbia. I paid a Clerk for Copying them two dollars & ninety cents.
I have sent the dissenting opinion of Mr <Sater> but the majority of the Court concurred... Continue Reading
In pursuance of the orders which I have received from his royal highness the Prince Regent, in the name and on the behalf of his Majesty, for the purpose of proceeding to a final adjustment of the differences which have arisen between Great Britain and the United States, in the affair of the... Continue Reading
I have had the honor to receive your letter of the 1st November, and to lay it before the President.
It is much to be regretted that the reparation due for such an aggression as that committed on the United States frigate the Chesapeake should have been so long delayed; nor could the translation of... Continue Reading
The language which you used respecting me and my conduct in court, last Saturday evening, renders it necessary that I call on you for such explanation, apology, or satisfaction, as one gentleman when thus injured has a right to demand from another. My friend, Mr. Grosvenor, who will hand you this,... Continue Reading