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It has occurred to me that, considering how peculiar were the circumstances which gave origin to the claim upon Mexico, in the case of the ship Louisa, and considering also that the claim has not only been acknowledged by the Mexican Government, but in part paid, there is singular hardship, and perhaps injustice, in withlding the residue. You will, therefore, make a renewed application for the... Continue Reading
Sender: Louis McLane
  . . . among us, and hisbeing almost a stranger in the land . . . I should be highly pleased to hear of his receiving an apoointment in the corps.
Recipient: MVB
I take pleasure in introducing to you our distinguished and most meritorious countryman, Mr. J. J. Audubon, whose splendid work on American ornithology must of course be well known to you. That work, while it reflects such great credit on our country, and contributes so largely to the advancement of one of the most delightful departments of science, is likely, from the extreme expense attendant... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
... I understand that the journal of Genl. Dodge of his expedition last year along the skirts of the Rocky Mountains has been published by order of the Senate under the form of a report from the Department of War. I am extremely anxious to see it, just now, and would feel much obliged to you should you have a copy at hand, if you would send it to me.
Recipient: MVB
I should be remiss in my duty as a lover of good order and of the honor of the mercantile character in a foreign country, and do injustice to myself, to the country, and to this administration, if I withheld my solemn protest against Daniel N. Pope as United States consul for the port of Tabasco, in Mexico. In presenting my protest and complaints against that United States officer, I will take up... Continue Reading
Recipient: Andrew Jackson
I transmit herewith a memorial to the President, from Mr. Aaron Leggett, of New York, preferring additional charges against Daniel N. Pope, the consul of the United States at Tabasco, which you are instructed to investigate. You will communicate to this Department the result of your investigation of them, and of those against the same person which you were directed to examine by our despatches... Continue Reading
Sender: Louis McLane
In pursuance of instructions from the President of the United States, I had the honor, on the 6th of May, 1831, to address a note to his excellency Don Manuel G. Salmon, then his late Majesty's principal Secretary of State, stating that the anxiety which the Government of the United States had long felt, and which had heretofore been fully made known to his Majesty's Government, that an amicable... Continue Reading
It is well known that the United States have at all times been sincerely desirous to see accomplished, on terms mutually honorable and advantageous, the acknowledgment of the independence of the several states of this hemisphere which were formerly the colonies of Spain, and that the President has, on all proper occasions, interposed his good offices towards brining about that happy result. The... Continue Reading
Sender: Louis McLane
Your several despatches relative to the seizure, at Vera Cruz, of the New York packet-ship Robert Wilson, have been received. It does not appear to be questioned that spurious coin was introduced by this vessel, although a want of fraudulent intention may be asserted. The act is alleged to be in violation of the laws of Mexico, and the whole transaction is therefore appropriately cognizable by... Continue Reading
Sender: Louis McLane
Herewith you will receive a letter from the President to the President of the United Mexican States, together will an office copy of the same. You will at such a time, and in such a way, as you may deem most expedient, ask the Minister of Foreign Affairs to appoint a time for you to deliver the President's communication, and you will apprize this Department of your doings in pursuance of this... Continue Reading
Sender: Louis McLane
I transmit, herewith, a copy of a letter from Mr. John Mills, of Missouri, to the Postmaster General; and another, of a letter from the latter gentleman to me, relative to the alleged abduction of Mr. George Abby, a citizen of the United States, by Indians of the Pawnee tribe, roaming within the confines of Mexico. As, by the 33d article of the treaty, provision is made for the occurrence of a... Continue Reading
Sender: Louis McLane
It cannot be ascertained from your despatches whether the application you promised in your No. 17, to make to the Mexican Government for a transcript of the judicial proceedings at Tampico, in virtue of which the schooner Rebecca and Eliza, of New York, and her cargo, were, it is alleged, seized and condemned, has been successful or otherwise. Although there is reason to believe that the owners... Continue Reading
Sender: Louis McLane
I, Juan Bolio, an inhabitant of this city, having full power of Mr. Aaron Leggett, according to the best form of law, do respectfully appear before you, saying, that Mr. Aaron Leggett, for whom I act, wanting several documents to prove several facts before the tribunals of North America, I beseech you to summon before your tribunal the citizens Juan Guilberto Ortego, Cayetano Bureto, and Jose... Continue Reading
(No. 7.) Tabasco, September 29, 1832. Joseph Doughty, of the city of New York, having taken his oath, says that, on the 15th July, (more or less,) 1832, he heard Mr. Daniel N. Pope, American consul, say, that the great quantity of vessels arrived in the time of the revolution would cause the freighter, Mr. Aaron Leggett, great losses; that he was much pleased with it; that the house of Aaron was... Continue Reading
(No. 5.) Consulate of the United States of America October 6, 1832. Sir: Be pleased to inform me if you have sold the American schooner Consolation, now lying in this river of Tabasco; and if so, permit me to inform you that it is necessary to comply with the requisitions of the law on such occasion, before the sale can be completed, that is, to pay into this office three months' wages for each... Continue Reading

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