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On my arrival here I found Mrs Van Ness ill with a sore throat & fever. She continues still so unwell, that I fear it will not be in my power to leave town so early as tuesday, which was my intention when I left you. If Mrs V N should be well enough to justify my absence, I shall leave town some day sufficiently early, to be at Albany at the meeting of the Legislature. The measure which I... Continue Reading
Connecticut Minor 1813 The day is past, the Elections o'er and Madison is King once more! Ye Vagabonds of my land Cut-Throats & Knaves a patriotic band, Ye Demagogues lift up your voice. Moles and Banditti all rejoice. N. J. Jany 12th. 1813 Mr Masons Speech N. J. Feby 25th. 1813 “The rogues march was played under the window of the man who drew the declaration of Independence.” The man who... Continue Reading
MVBurens Real estate October 182 1 Lot No. 6 Hannibal Oswego. 2d. Farm at Schoharie 3d. Lot in Galen half of No. 90 4 One seventh of Farm over the Creek on which my brother Lawrence lives 5th. House & Lot in Kinderhook called <Tanties> Place 6th. Mortgage of $5000 on the Kane place.
Remarks on the great Canals extracted from the various publications on the Subject. Serious appeal Benefit of Canal to NYork & Albany. utility I. Division of trade of onieda, Onandago, Cayuga, Seneca, Ontario, Genesee, Niagara, Chatauqua & Cattaraugus from Montreal to them. 2d. This trade consists of Ist. Grain viz at present supposed to be if one tenth is under cultivation to 3.... Continue Reading
The United States vs. Wm. Hull Notes for Summing up the evidence on the 23d. March 1814 1st An Introductory Statement of the formation of the army, the march to Detroit, The ^its^ passage into Canada its continuance there, retreat & final surrender. 2d. The consequences which the Surrender produced result of the Campaign produced 3d. The fault must lay with the Govrmt the Army or the Genl.... Continue Reading
1 <Introduction> including consequences 2d. The falt must lay on Governmt army or Gen 3d. The Genl. has attributed it to Governmt Troops & officers. 4th. My duyty to shew where the falt lays, & in doing so will have to lay it at the Genl door 5h. Here in the manner in which I will speak of him. 6h. The Charge 3. I abandoned The other sifted down see notes 7th. His order. 8th. His... Continue Reading
Notes on Genl Hulls opening Allusion to the possibility of governmental & political Influence, prejudicing his case. Objects to the giving evidence afterwards, think it would be wrong. Did not think Malden an object. His orders were to march to Detroit & left him no discretion as to leaving Amherstburg <or> fortifyed places in his rear Operations below suspended The purpose of the... Continue Reading
The Erection of the enemies Batteries & omitting to anoy them 4th. The Reason for the <Swap> Capt. Dalliby — The practiability of <illegible> <to> <The> <expected> it, asserted on the 5th. application for <illegible> on the 14th. referred & the reason assignd. 5 That fortifying at Spring Wells & refusing to take measures to prevent the armies landg... Continue Reading
Contents of Statements W. Knaggs — 15th. August asked Hull for Powder who said he did not know whether there was any or not, &c. Capt. Hull <intervened> ^&c^. Capt. Snelling sent down with 50 men. Snelling ordered to return. Informd. Genl of the Landing & rcd. no answer, & subsequent answer. What Henry said about the Declaration of the British officers about the Flag being... Continue Reading
Court of Errors John Van Ness Yates v John Lansing Junr. Brief for Argument Feby Term 1811 This action is founded in that part of the Habeas Corpus act which prohibits a person once discharged by Habeas Corpus from being recommitted &c. The words are 1 Vol. R Laws 288, "That no person who shall be set at large upon any Habeas Corpus shall be again imprisoned for the same offence... Continue Reading
Tobs. D. VBuren— Principal— $20 Int— 2.80 E Gridly— 32.77 Int— 8.39 P. Cole— 4.50 Int “ 70 <Hone> & <Session>— about— 3.50 A. Peak— 2.25 M. Butler— 7.31 J. Vosburgh— 25.00 M. Gander— 27.78 Int— 3.72 Adam Van Alstyne— 20.00 Int 4.<00> M.... Continue Reading
Columbia County, ss. Personally appeared Aron Reed, of the Town of Hillsdale in said county, who, on being duly sworn, doth depose and say, That he this deponent, is acquainted with the real and personal estate of Amanda John T. Jane Morton Pier & anna Bredie Infants under the age of fourteen years and that, according to the best of judgment of his this deponent, the clear amount of their... Continue Reading
Supreme Court Harmin Vosburgh & John A Vosburgh advs James Jackson ex dem Ejectment Jno I. V. Alen Junr. & Jam V. LVan Alen Abrm. Van Buren says, That he understood that a Possession had been taken by Abrm. Vosburgh, Martin Van Buren & Barent Vosburgh of Lot now occupied by James I Van Alen & others the disputed Premises and where Jack now lives about two... Continue Reading
State of New York County of Columbia At a Court of Probates held in & for the County of Columbia at the City of Hudson the 13th day of September 1809. Present Martin Van Buren Surrogate Be it remembered that on the day and year first above written John Herman Administrator of all & singular the goods chattles and credits of Ahimaaz Herman of the Town of Canaan in the County of Columbia... Continue Reading
KNOW all Men by these Presents, That we Jesse Gifford, Ebenezer J Cady, Rowland Gifford and Aron Shermahorn all of the town of Chatham in the County of Columbia, are firmly bound unto the People of the State of New-York, in the sum of one thousand Dollars, current Money of the said State, to be paid to the said People, to which Payment, well and truly to be made, we do bind ourselves and each of... Continue Reading