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The Papers of Martin Van Buren
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Affidavits for Charles Butler, 24 February 1824
It appearing satisfactorily that Charles Butler has pursued classical studies eleven months and nineteen days after he was fourteen years of age — Let his Clerkship be for six years and eleven days from the Twenty-third of May, 1818. Nov. 8, 1822. John Woodworth. Filed as of 23d. May, 1818, per rule of Court of 12th Nov'r. 1823. A copy. Jno. Keyes Paige. Cl'k. No. 1. 2. I certify that Charles...
Benjamin Franklin Butler
MVB to Aaron Vanderpoel, 4 March 1827
After a great deal of difficulty I have at last obtained the opinion of the court for you at the double expense of paying $11.25 for it & being under the necessity of treating the clerk (a brother of my friend Judge Carroll of your senate) very rudely for his extortion. I have thus to charge you with the necessity of making at least one enemy. The rest of the matter spoken of by you we will...
MVB to Aaron Vanderpoel, 9 February 1844
I thank you for your kind letter. The idea of incivility, at any time, towards Mr Cassidy is entirely <illegible>. No motive for such treatmt ever existed, & I am <illegible> the <illegible> to indulge any such feelings. Of the other matter I can not speak with so much certainty. All I recollect, distinctly, is, that I had a clear opinion that the office ought to be <...
1799 February 5
1870 July 18