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The Papers of Martin Van Buren
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James Hawks et al. to James Monroe, c5 January 1822
We unite in the request which has been made for the postponement of the appointment of deputy post master for the city of Albany, (in case the removal of Mr. Southwick be determined on) until an opportunity can be afforded to the citizens of the place to express their wishes on the subject, and earnestly solicit that the same may be complied with.
MVB to R. McCarty, 25 July 1827
I should have written you before and oftener but have really not had time & it has not been important to your interest that I should do so. The affair of surveyor has terminated as I anticipated. The Patroon was faithful to you but he will tell you that the quarters from which you expected aid you did not receive it. A man cannot judge in his own <concern> of that character. It was...