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Some part of the good mans letter you will perceive is confidential.
Recipient: Andrew Jackson
Mr. Van Buren accepts with pleasure Mr. Bancroft's polite invitation for Tuesday next.
A plan for reallizing the public Domain & which whilst it enables the present generation to enjoy its advantages will enable it to transmit almost an equal value to posterity. First. Let Congress grant an issue of scrips to the amount of One hundred millions of Dollars, having an interest of four per Cent. per annum, redeemable in fifty years, or sooner at the <word> of Government.... Continue Reading
Mr Van Buren presents his compliments to Miss Sarah & is happy to have it in his power to comply with her wishes.
Trunk contained I Official Muster Rolls, <Num> 2d. Correspondence with the Secy of War touching the expedition & the War 3d. Reports & returns of the State & condition of the North Western Army 4th The Boat contained Sick Soldiers & the principal part of the Military hospital Stores of the army.
Joseph Reed & Jane Van Hoesen married this 6th October 1801 by me
Peter P. VSlyck v Ruben Crippen the same v <E>ytie Claw write to the above Defends to call on Plf Immediately or prosecute [on opposite flap] Apheus Hill & Ussilla Hocomb John Peterson & Ally Worth
order of Opening I. The probability of a war in the Spring of 1812 2d. The importance of Detroit, as well to repel invasion from the <alluded> enemy as to keep the Indian in awe 1200 3d. The Call on Ohio & detachment of f a force for its protection April 8th. 1812— 4. The appointment of Genl Hull & the reasons which led to it. 25th. May— about 1500 & <illegible>... Continue Reading
Allow one who duly appreciates your personal and political worth, one who under any circumstances will be found cordially and I may be allowed to say afficiantly ingaged in the field with your best and most zelious friends in the furtherance of your exalted views. With those remarks, allow me to call your serious attention to a subject of vital importance to us all, and especially to its personal... Continue Reading
3 Every farmers family manufactures woolens, but I have no means of knowing the number of factories of woolen goods. I suppose there may be some 30 or 40 with a Capital averaging 30, or 40,000. Dolls Each. 2 The No. of sheep in our state cannot vary far from 5,500,000. and the flocks will not average more than 150 take this whole State. I think not so much. This would make 30,000 flocks, or men... Continue Reading
The present duties upon woolens are 25 percent ad-valorem and 33 1/3 per cent ad-valorem. By this bill now before the senate the duties are now all put at 40 per cent ad-valorem, and to be 40 per cent ad-valorem next year. The increase therefore is 15 per cent and the goods paying 25 per cent. and 6 2/3 per cent upon those paying 33 1/3 per cent. And next year the increase upon the latter will be... Continue Reading
Genl Washington Jany 1790 "The advancement of agriculture commerce & manufactures by all proper means will not I trust need recommendation" first Dec 1796 "Congress has repeatedly & ^not^ without success directed their attention to the encouragement of manufactures.” "The object is of too much consequence not to ensure a continuance of their efforts in every way which shall appear... Continue Reading
Mr Van Buren takes pleasure in presenting Mr. Coleman (for whose judgment he has much respect) with a copy of some observations recently made in the Senate of the U. States. Mr. V Buren is aware of the extent to which his views will clash with pre-conceived opinions on the last part of Mr C. but he is nevertheless confident that they will be considered with liberality. If Mr C. could, so forever... Continue Reading
Recipient: William Coleman
I Instructed—will discharge that duty in good faith—the obligation it imposes—viz to strive forth possed of a will which over looking local & personal consideration shall secure fair <politics> to the great interests of the country viz. The <manufacturing> & the <illegible> of the raw material—not to <call> for individual cupidity, or oppress one section of the... Continue Reading
I Instructed—will discharge that duty in good faith—the obligation it imposes—viz to strive forth possed of a will which over looking local & personal consideration shall secure fair <politics> to the great interests of the country viz. The <manufactures> & the produce of the raw material, not to <call> for individual cupidity, or oppress one section of the Country for... Continue Reading