LS - Letter Signed

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A general meeting of the Republican Citizens of Albany, having been held on the 21st. instant, for the purpose of taking into consideration the recent appointment of Genl. Solomon Van Rensselaer, as Deputy Post Master for this city; we have the honor to forward to you by direction of the Committee appointed for that purpose <copies> a memorial & remonstrance addressed to the President... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
Having understood from you that the post master at Albany was at all events to be removed, and sensible that such an event was not so known or expected by the Citizens of that place ^as^ to afford them an opportunity to express their wishes as to his successor, we on friday last united in a request for a postponement of the subject untill they could be apprized of the determination of your... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Having been informed by your note of this morning that the present deputy post master at Albany is to be removed, we have to request that the appointment of his successor may be delayed long enough to enable the Citizens of that place to express their wishes on the Subject. We do this in consideration of the importance of the appointment and under a conviction that they are not apprized that a... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB, Sender: Rufus King
An election of a chief magistrate for this state of more than ordinary interest is approaching. The Republican members of our Legislature have nominated Daniel D. Tompkins as their candidate for that station. A leading motive (independent of his fitness for the station) which has induced to this selection, was a strong desire in the people of this state, to renew the expression of their gratitude... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Recipient: James Madison
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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