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The Papers of Martin Van Buren
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Charles Stebbins to MVB, 17 April 1833
During my official examination of the Banks in New York the last week I found much sensibility existing on the subject of and apprehended removal of the public deposits from the United States Bank, & particularly in regard to the selection which in that <event> the government might make among the local banks. You are undoubtedly aware that of the large institutions in the city the...
Charles Stebbins to MVB, 1 March 1834
I had no idea that we were attracting any particular attention at Washington, although here we have been talked about enough in the papers to make a stranger believe that we were men of some consequence. None but a stranger I am sure would believe us entitled to so much consequence ^merely^ because we happen to be here in the discharge of an ordinary duty at this time. Just before we left Albany...
MVB to Charles Stebbins, 13 February 1829
Allow me to urge you not to f[o]rget the subject of the use of money at elections. Nothing can be more important to the preservation of our <instution> <illegible> ^or^ the success of our party.