MARTIN VAN BUREN having insulted me in Court, and upon application, having refused me the satisfaction due to a gentleman,—I publish him to the world, a Liar, and a Coward.
Sender: John Sudam
Say on Tuesday.
Recipient: Levi Woodbury
Communication of Mr Rufus King to Mr Van Buren in May 1823 Some weeks ago John A King informed me, that Mr. Saml. Gouverneur, told Johnson Verplank, that the Secretary of the Navy, speaking of Mr Van Buren, expressed to him (Mr G) "that Mr. Van Buren was an insincere man, & that confidence could not be placed in him." I observed that as Mr. Secretary of the navy was a friend to Mr Van Buren,... Continue Reading
Sender: Rufus King
My good friend Mr Taylor will please to look on the preceding as evidence of the patriotism of Newyork & its communication as a slight mark of the great respect and esteem entertained for Mr T. by
Mr. Van Buren presents his best respects to Mr Edward & troubles him once more on the subject of the old Soldier Campbell. If nothing can be done for him Mr E. will please to send Mr VB. his papers to be sent to Campbell. Mr VB also encloses an other set of papers to which he begs Mr Edwards attention.
Mr. Van Buren accepts with pleasure Mr. Bancroft's polite invitation for Tuesday next.
Recipient: Edward Everett
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
Mr. Van Buren requests the honour of Mr. Williamson Company at dinner on Tuesday next at 4 oClock. P.M.
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