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The Papers of Martin Van Buren
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Unknown to Charles Jared Ingersoll, 27 October 1837
I cheerfully fulfil the promise I made to you in our last conversation to to state frankly and unreservedly what I beleive to be the state of public opinion in regard to the administration of Mr Van Buren among the Democracy of Pennsylvania. I have recently as you are aware visited various quarters of the State and seen and conversed with leading democrats from at least two thirds of the counties...
Unknown to MVB and James I. Van Alen, 1804-1808
The Proprietors of the Great Possession To MVBuren Dr. 1804 Septr— To <trying> the cause agt. Berger <Hauyet> at Hugh Bain ^William De <Kois>^— $06..00 To going to Hudson to consult Williams— 4.00 1805 To attending to the Resum of cause— 1..50 To Cash for postage— 1.06 To 1 Day attendance on premises— 2..00...
MVB to Unknown, c1812
Mr Reynolds has this moment arrived from Newyork where he has been to consult with Mr Emmet on the subject of the causes of The People V. Van Tassel & Williams and informs me that the result of that consultation is the opinion of Mr Emmet the preparations they have been able to make are not sufficient to warrant the trial of the cause at the approaching circuit, with a hope of having that...
MVB to Unknown, 11 February 1827
I have not written you as often as I could have wished but you know that it is those on whom we think we can best rely that we are most apt to neglect. I have spoken to Mr Whittlesy of the committee of claims with respect to Mr Gilbert business and am informed that ^it^ will soon be acted upon & that it will succeed. The proceedings of your caucus reached us yesterday & carried dismay...
James I. Van Alen to Unknown, 2 January 1810
Mr. Tobias Van Buren is very anxious respecting his suit agt. the <Pulver> & the <illegible> had in consequence of Peter I Goes being related. A second view was ordered by you, which took place on monday last, & William Southerland ^Esqr.^ was substituted in the place of Mr. Goes. Mr. John M. Putty [. . .] was regularly notified, and regrets [. . .] to attend that day &...