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M[ordecai] M[anuel] Noah to J[esse] Hoyt, 14 April 1840


Dear Hoyt 

You will perceive that the enclosed is precisely the thing to make Capital with in the Slave States at the expense of Confidence & good faith How Mr Van Buren could have Committed himself So far is inexplicable to me Make what use of it you please but dont send it to the Whig Central Committee at Richmond

yrs very truly

M M Noah

[In Smith Thompson Van Buren's hand]

Letter to Noah in 1819

returned by him

through Hoyt

Source: DLC Library of Congress
Collection: MVB Papers (DLC)
Series: Series 11 (1 January 1840-4 March 1841)