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You are deserted. Ritchie, Roane, & Stevenson are all out against you on the Texas question; positively, openly, and unequivocally against you. Arrangements are now, at this very hour, being made to take up some other candidate, and of this be assured if there be a God in Heaven.
Recipient: MVB
Sir Joseph de Courcy Laffan, who has been introduced to me as an English gentleman of great respectability; and professing much personal merit, proposes to spend a few days at Washington during the Extra Session. He visits us with liberal friendly feelings, and is sincerely desirous of understanding our Country and its institutions in their true character. His friend has asked letters of... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Recipient: Levi Woodbury
A Continuance of Severe indisposition obliges me to address you thro' the means of an amanuensis. As attorney General I do hereby authorise you to institute and prosecute in the name of the people and on their title one or two Suits in Ejectment in the Supreme Court for any or parts (which to you may seem best) of the gore or Supposed gore in the County of Columbia between the Livingston and Van... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
Your note formerly discounted at the Bank of Hudson (indorsed by John C Hogeboom) has been left at our Office, as the Attornies for the Bank, for collection. It is an established regulation of the Bank, not to commence a suit against any of the Directors, of course Mr. Hogeboom cannot be sued as Indorser, & we can only proceed against you alone. We trust on the receipt of this you will make... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
I write you at the instance of the Court convened here for the trial of General Hull, to obtain your advice as to some points arising from the present and probably future state of the Court as to the number of its Members. The Court when organized, consisted of fourteen Members; Viz: thirteen sitting Members, and one Supernumerary, (Col: Forbes.) After the cause on the part of the U. States was... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
It is concluded upon, to hold at this place on the 5th day of September next, a Grand Mass Meeting of the Democracy of the Eastern Counties of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of forwarding the great principles of Republican Freedom as advocated by the Democratic Party. Our meeting cannot fail to be one of the largest Kind, and it gives us sincere pleasure personally, and upon the behalf of those... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
I am going to write a very plain and a very bold letter. For so doing I can offer no apology—the case admits of none. I throw myself entirely upon your generosity and trust implicitly to your honor. I wish to be the wife of the president of the United States! A very modest wish. Let me give my reasons. Ambition. Ambition. You, my dear Sir, fully understand the noble word. I despise the man, who... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
The bill authorizing the raising of twelve thousand men in this State has become a law. It now becomes necessary for congress to act upon it and until they do so the Governor will not commence the organization of the corps I cannot conceive on what grounds the U. S. can for a moment hesitate to accept of the troops on the terms we offer them. This State will expend using of two millions out of... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
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