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I Martin Van Buren being duly sworn deposeth & saith that the wi reason why the Within account is not more certain & Definite is owing to the Situation of the Estate & extreme uncertainty of the demands against it, that this deponent is informed by his Co-administrator who is better acquainted with the Value & Situation of the premises described in the Schedule marked (A) hereunto... Continue Reading
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I Consider the Within acount as rendered under my oath of office as a Statement of the Demands ^or claims^ against the Estate of Peter L Van Alen deceased, theIt is impossi[ble] for me to fix on any amount for which to sell and Indeded I think such an order would be Improvident as from the uncertainty of the amount of the Debts it would be more than probable that the Estate would have to be... Continue Reading
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These are to charge and command you the Said constable In the name of the people of the State of New York forthwith to carry and deliver in to the custody of the said Keeper of the Said Gaol the body of John Ferguson Son of Gilbert Ferguson this day brought before us Samuel Bant James Ford & Robert Mitchell Esquires Justices of the peace in and for the said county by Jonathan Kennicutt a... Continue Reading
THE ONONDAGA INDIANS having, by Treaty, lately sold to the State of New-York, all that part of their Reservation lying one mile and an half west from the east line, and extending from the north to the south line thereof; and the subscriber having, in pursuance of an act of the Legislature in relation to said Treaty, been appointed Agent, for the purpose of preventing Trespasses on said Land—... Continue Reading
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This Indenture, Made the seccond day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eight BETWEEN Martin Van Buren & Hannah his Wife of the Town of Kinderhook & County of Columbia of the first part, and Peter Vosburgh of the same place of the second part, WITNESSETH, That the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the Sum of five hundred Dollars lawful... Continue Reading
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In the Name of God Amen, I Abraham Van Buren of the Town of Kinderhook in the County of Columbia being of Sound disposing mind & memory, Do make and publish This my last Will and Testament as follows. First, I give devise & bequeath unto my Son Lawrence Van B[uren], all my Estate both real & personal, [To] have and To hold to him his heirs [a]nd assigns for ever, on the Condition [fo]... Continue Reading
This is an action for the publication of a libel, brought against the defendant in the Supreme Court. The declaration is in the usual form, stating the libel, preceding It by appropriate recitals, and accompanying it with the innuendoes necessary to its application; to which the defendant pleaded specially, averring certain facts, and relying on them, when proved, as a justification of the libel... Continue Reading
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The jury, by their special verdict, found, that on the 12th of August, 1811, Barry “did go without the limits, to wit, into the enclosure of one Henry Vrooman, which was formerly included within the liberties of the gaol; but by a subsequent survey, (made, however, before the execution of the bond, on which the suit was brought,) one part of the said enclosure, which had been separated by a fence... Continue Reading
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Supreme Court James Jackson ex dem. Abrm. I Salisbury v. Nicholas Fish & Matthew Mc Nair Brief for Trial Onondago circuit Deduction of Sale Ist. Pattent to Caleb Cornwall for Lot No. 6 in Hanibal Onondago County 2d April IId. Conveyance from Caleb 1783 Cornwall To Edward Taylor Witness Barker   <Zeder> <illegible>   <Smith>     IIId Assignment from Edward... Continue Reading
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I am informed that you are in Possession of a claim Title to the Premises in the foregoing Declaration of Ejectment mentioned or some Part thereof and I being sued in the above Cause as casual Ejector and having no Claim or Title to the Premises do advise you to appear before the Justices of the Supreme Court of Judicature to be held for the State of Newyork at the City Hall of the City of New-... Continue Reading
Whereas Roswell B. Rowley, of the town of Duanesburgh, in the county of Albany, did on the third day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and two, convey by indenture of Mortgage unto Joseph Tompkins, of the town of Fishkill, in the county of Dutchess, and to his heirs and assigns for ever, for securing a certain sum of money, therein mentioned, with the interest that... Continue Reading
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Demands assigned to Peter I Hoes by MVBuren yet unsettled with remarks thereon. I. The demand agt Jeremiah A Strong. This amount I am <gu>have guaranteed to be due to the amount assigned. If in that single respect it fails I am liable to the extent it so fails. On not other account & for no other reason am I or will charge myself with any responsibility in regard to it. It has always... Continue Reading
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Recipient: Peter I. Hoes
Book. A. The Record of Greenville Academy incorporated by the regents of the university of the State of New York the twenty Seventh day of February One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixteen. Anual return of Students in Greenville Academy Oct. 17th 1821 Names of Students What   Study No. Weeks Remarks A. Hunter   Eng'h 10 Those marked langua J. M. Hunter Langs.   11 attend (some of them)... Continue Reading
The Defts. in the Hart Cause To MVBuren Dr To his fees as counsel in the above cause after the decision of the court of Errors therein $2500.00 By Cash from the <Ejects> by VnResselear $500 By Ditto from Ditto 300 By Ditto from Mr ^G. Y^ Lansing 200   1000. Due $1500 Mr Ten Eyck sent me once $100 ^of^ which he desired me to keep no account and I red my fees in the cause in... Continue Reading
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Second Statement In the Cause of the People against John W. Thorne Valentine N. Livingston & Henry D. Tracy, the undersigned were associated as Counsel for the prosecution with Martin Van Buren Esquire, (then Atty Genl). The accused were indicted for a conspiracy to defraud the Merchants Bank in the City of New York. The Cause was prepared for trial by Peter Jay Munro Esquire, but as he was a... Continue Reading


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