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I have to acknowledge ^with pleasure^ the receipt of your letter explanatory of ^containing^ the reasons by which ^governd^ your course in relation to the proceedings at Baltimore. For the disposition desire it evinces that the explanation should prove satisfyactory to me of your personal regard I thank you very sincerely of the right I feel confident that I have never divested myself of the... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
The Republican members of the Legislature have had a meeting here and with great unanimity nominated the Vice President as our candidate for Governor, of which notice has been sent to him. Some of our friends think it is dangerous to support him under existing circumstances and all apprehend that he may decline and that his doing so, would throw us into great confusion unless we could be... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Recipient: Rufus King
You recollect p must perfectly recollect two publications which were made in the northern Wig & hand Bills impeaching my official conduct in the Charging of Fees on Writs & Executions, against the Immediate authors publishers of those the charges I have instituted Suits and of course explanations with them made are superfluous, but this not being the case with you, Sir, I feel it who if... Continue Reading
The stand thus taken by the President has drawn upon him the ^utmost^ vengeance of that powerful institution. Identifying its fortunes with the <hatreds> the hopes & the associations of disappointed ambition it has instigated an attack upon the President & his administration of unprecedented violence. Every thing that an immense money power aided by political leaders of great... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
I received yesterday your very kind and interesting letter of the 6th Inst. The condition of things at Washington certainly bodes no good to the future wellbeing of that great political party to which we have always belonged and upon the ascendancy of which ^while it retain'd its past purity^, I am every day more and more convinced depends the maintenance of the Republican principle in the... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Recipient: Silas Wright Jr.
I have received your favor of the 31st ult. inviting me, in behalf of the Committee of arrangement, to be present at a democratic "harvest home" celebration in Westchester County on the 16th inst.- and I beg you to accept for them and yourself my thanks for the kind expressions of ^confidence and^ regard, with which the invitation is accompanied. I can sincerely say that no occasion could offer... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
I [rec]d. your letter at the moment of my departure for the Country where I have since been confined by indisposition from which I am ^have^ however entirely recovered. I had been previously advised of the offer of the mission to you though from a satisfactory though not an official source & am happy to hear that ^you have found^ no obstacle objection to its acceptance. When will you go. If... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Recipient: Rufus King
The Court have for the trial of Genl. Wm. Hull were formed on the 13 3d. Inst. & adjourned to the 5th. when the Witnesses were called & but four viz [intentionally blank] attended the court has again adjourned untill the 12th. Inst. Mr VBur has accepted his appointmt & has entered upon the duties of his Station. I have sent notices to several officers of the Army who I learnt had not... Continue Reading
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