Mr. Van Buren accepts with pleasure Mr. Bancroft's polite invitation for Tuesday next.
Mr Van Buren presents his compliments to Miss Sarah & is happy to have it in his power to comply with her wishes.
Joseph Reed & Jane Van Hoesen married this 6th October 1801 by me
1 About How many people have we in our state interested & engaged in the Iron business. 2d Probably have many who sell raise wool to sell. <viz> 3d How many in the manufacture of woolens.
Recipient: Silas Wright Jr.
3 Every farmers family manufactures woolens, but I have no means of knowing the number of factories of woolen goods. I suppose there may be some 30 or 40 with a Capital averaging 30, or 40,000. Dolls Each. 2 The No. of sheep in our state cannot vary far from 5,500,000. and the flocks will not average more than 150 take this whole State. I think not so much. This would make 30,000 flocks, or men... Continue Reading
Sender: Silas Wright Jr.
Mr Van Buren has been confined for several days by sickness but hopes to be able to partake of the Presidents hospitality on Friday.
Mr Van Buren regrets that the delicate state of his health puts it out of his power to comply with his engagement with the President for tomorrow.
1. My general opinion—Tazewells resolution 2d. Reasons in part 1. Removal of grounds of collision. 2d. Injurious effect upon our legislation. 3d. The tendency to the subversion of the constitution. 3. Difficulties in arriving at result—causes. 4. The different measures proposed—changes—still all ending in ^gratuitous^ cession to the states 5. The importance of considering the ground taken by the... Continue Reading