Martin Van Buren Letters and Documents, 1814-1858 (NN)

Documents in this collection were originally included in Presidents' Papers. Some of these might have been moved to the James A. Hamilton collection as the finding guide lists 19 letters among other documents. 

Documents in this Collection:

I take the liberty of reminding you (of (what your own reflection will doubtless suggest) the propriety of avoiding all remarks on the subject of our conversation last eveng. in relation to what might be proper to be done in an event we spoke of as possible. There are many & cogent reasons why our friends should not publish their views on that subject.
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Recipient: Asbury Dickins
If I understood you right when you stated my determination to your Co-defendants, they admitted that the course I pursued, was the only one they could expect from me, under the circumstance, or words to that effect, & that John A King alone objected & he only for a while. If so, with what face can they now object to it. I have to encounter daily torrents of calumny, to an infinitely... Continue Reading
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