MVB to Charles Edward Dudley, 17 February 1829

MVB to C[harles] E[dward] D[udley], 17 February 1829


My dear Sir

You know with what tenacity people hold on to office. I have no idea that Mr Vernon would resign & our application to him <illegible> ^would be^ unpleasant. I think Mr <illegible> ought to be appointed without reference to Mr Vernons <decision> & have no objection to your using my name to the Secretary of the Treasury to great effect.

Yours truly


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