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The Papers of Martin Van Buren
Papers of Martin Van Buren Microfilm Edition
Organization of Documents
Definition of an MVB Document
Calendar of Documents
Preferred Citation Guide
Van Buren Biography
Van Buren Timeline
Van Buren Quotes and Misquotes
Sponsors & Contributors
Gideon Lee to MVB, 5 February 1825
I beg leave to introduce to your notice my Son who is greatly bound to your kindness.
Gideon Lee to MVB, 6 January 1834
I thank you sir for the public Documents you were pleased to send me. May I claim such measure of your thoughts as you can bestow on the following great <interest> of your own state. I will be brief. I have always had full faith [i]n the safety fund Bank System and have publicly and privately given it my full support. I think now it wants a simple amendment to be complete, viz. One Bank of...
Gideon Lee to MVB, 31 March 1834
I beg leave to introduce to your notice my young Friend, George A. Richmond, who visits W M Washington, with a view to <obtain> ^solicit^ a midshipmans Warrant. Mr. R. is of <illegible> of the best Families in Providence R.I. and is <moreover> a fine young man. Any <favor> you may find it in ^the <illegible> of^ your <illegible> to <show> him will be duly...
Gideon Lee to MVB, 26 November 1834
I am exceedingly desirous of procuring a pla Midshipmans place in the Navy for my Son. The lad now eighteen years ^is^ most firmly bent on being so placed, if the thing be possible. Alderman <Furniss> has kindly taken charge of the application. He is acquainted with the Boy. May I solicit your good offices in this matter which in which I feel unusual solicitude?
Gideon Lee to MVB, 10 December 1834
I t Permit me to introduce to your favorable nature, James Coppinger <Jnr>—recently from France whose communication any courtesies which you may by pleased to extend to <Jnr>—will be deemed by me as granted to myself
1778 April 27
1841 August 21