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The Papers of Martin Van Buren
Papers of Martin Van Buren Microfilm Edition
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Van Buren Biography
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Van Buren Quotes and Misquotes
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Likely the member of the NY state assembly in 1827.
James Campbell to MVB, 22 January 1826
I like the openness and candour with which you express yourself respecting my friend [Ver]planck at the same time that I think you have formed an erroneous opinion of his character. If any person ought to know him I should; our acquaintance commenced in boyhood, and since we have been engaged on the same side in Politicks, it has matured into friendship. In acting with him I have had frequent...
MVB to James Campbell, 18 December 1823
Mr Tyson of Richmond stays in the [sa]me room with Martindale of Washington County who is very bitterly opposed to us. Tyson says he is adverse to a caucus & will not attend unless he is instructed from home. It is also surmised that his predecessor Pierson has made unfriendly impressions upon him. Cant you get letters to him from King Richmond or Rockland. Mr Lawrence from the west <also...