"Arranged into seven series: I. George Tibbits Papers, 1785-1849. II. George M. Tibbits Papers, 1815-1882. III. C.E. Dudley and Sarah Tibbits Papers, 1855-1947. IV. Knox Family Papers, 1778-1929. V. Charles E. Dudley Papers, 1778-1863. VI. Bridgen Family Papers, 1778-1869. VII. Non manuscript materials." https://nysl.nysed.gov/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/?ps=kAFionNzd4/NYSL/210190030/9
I write principally for the purpose of wishing you & Mrs. D. a happy new year. News I cannot give you. The Presidential question is about as unsettled as it ever was. Mr Crawfords health is re-established & his prospects far from desperate. The only certain thing, is that neither can be elected without one gives way. Who that will be we have now no means of knowing. Clay hangs back. If... Continue Reading
I wish you and Ms Dudley a Merry Christmass. If there was any thing of interest here to communicate I would write it, but there is not. People as yet keep themselves, to themselves, and watch the movements of the water. The elements of a determined & ultimately furious opposition are on the spot & wait only for opportunity to be put in motion. If Mr Adams had been here enough to have... Continue Reading
I have rcd yours & would answer it <at> <large> but must plead the pressure [o]f my engagements as an apology [f]or referring you to a letter [t]his day written to Mr Knower in answer to one from him on the same subject with yours. Accept my thanks for your friendly feelings & rest assured they are fully reciprocated
You know with what tenacity people hold on to office. I have no idea that Mr Vernon would resign & our application to him <illegible> ^would be^ unpleasant. I think Mr <illegible> ought to be appointed without reference to Mr Vernons <decision> & have no objection to your using my name to the Secretary of the Treasury to great effect.
I have learnt with great pleasure that you have wisely resolved henceforward to Identify yourself with the Republicans of the State and union. As this act is purely spontaneous and wholly uninfluenced by sinister considerations, It is a step which I am persuaded you will never have occasion to regret. You may for a season be somewhat annoyed by the aspersions of old & the Jealousies of new... Continue Reading
On my way through Kinderhook Mrs. Holland called on me & wished me to negotiate with you the sale of her right of Dower in an estate owned by you, She stated to me that you had expressed a wish to that effect. Should that be your wish I will thank you to apprise me of it at Albany
I received yours of this morning and in reply have only to say that if the Gentlemen who our friends support for the council could be induced to make any stipulation either who they would appoint or who they would ^or would^ not remove as an Inducement for their support I would not only oppose them to the extent of my means but would publicly upraid them for their profligacy. I thought I had made... Continue Reading