Mr. Van Buren presented the memorial of the United Society, called Shakers, of New York, praying to be exempted from the performance of militia duty, being conscientiously opposed to bearing arms; which was read, and referred to the Committee on the Militia.
Mr. Van Buren presented the petition of John M. S. McKnight, administrator of Charles McKnight, deceased, praying to be paid for services rendered by the deceased in the medical department, in the Revolutionary war; which was read and referred to the Committee of Claims.
Mr. Van Buren, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which were referred, on the 10th instant, the petitions of Jonathan H. Lambdin, William Hill, and Abraham V. Matson, reported a bill, supplementary to the act, entitled "An act for the relief of persons imprisoned for debt;" and the bill was read twice, by unanimous consent.
We unite in the request which has been made for the postponement of the appointment of deputy post master for the city of Albany, (in case the removal of Mr. Southwick be determined on) until an opportunity can be afforded to the citizens of the place to express their wishes on the subject, and earnestly solicit that the same may be complied with.
Sender: Nathaniel Pitcher, Sender: Richard McCarty
The subscribers being freeholders and Inhabitants of the Town of Kinderhook in the county of Columbia humbly represent, That the Bridge lately erected by the Inhabitants of the Town of Kinderhook and the City of Hudson over the Kinderhook Creek between the Mills of Lawrence and Townsend, and the mouth of the Claverack Creek, on the Stage Road leaving from the City of Albany to the City of Hudson... Continue Reading
Recipient: New York Legislature
At a county convention composed of five Republican delegates elected and chosen by and from each of the fifteen Towns in the county of Herkimer and State of Newyork held at the public Inn of Benjamin Kelsey in the village and town of Herkimer on the 30th day of October 1820, of which the Honabl. John Herkimer was chairman and Abijah Mann Junior Secretary It was unanimously Resolved that a due... Continue Reading
The undersigned inhabitants of the Village of Little Falls & its vicinity in the County of Herkimer Republicans attached from principle to the administration of the general Government, beg leave to represent that it is an opinion we have entertained, that the offices of the general government, should be distributed amongst its friends and we would farther represent in relation to the Post... Continue Reading
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Sender: Jacob Dox Staton
The undersigned members of the Democratic Republican young men's General committee of the City of New York respectfully recommend Jesse Hoyt Esquire for the office of Collector of the Port of New York.
The undersigned members of the young mens Democratic Committee of the City of New York having understood that a vacancy was soon to occur in the Office of Collector of the Port of New York do respectfully recommend Jesse Hoyt Esquire of this City for that Office under a full conviction that he is not only competent but would discharge its duties with Satisfaction to the Government & the... Continue Reading
The undersigned members of the Young Mens General Democratic Committee of the City of New York having understood that a vacancy was soon to occur in the Office of Collector of the Port of New York do respectfully represent recommend Jesse Hoyt Esquire of this City for that Office under a full conviction that he is not only competent but would discharge its duties with Satisfaction to the... Continue Reading
As the commission of the Collector of the Customs at the Port of New York will expire on the fourth of march next, the undersigned beg leave most respectfully to recommend Jesse Hoyt Esquire of that City, as a gentleman, every way qualified to discharge the duties of the station, with vigilance activity and fidelity, and one whose appointment, we are persuaded will be acceptable to the community.
Sender: John Isaac De Graff, Sender: John Chamberlain Clark
We the undersigned respectfully request Mr Van Buren to furnish to the Chairman & Secretary of the meeting of the New York Delegation convened this morning in the capital, a copy of the remarks he made upon the melancholy and unexpected tidings of the sudden death of the Governor of the State of New York; for the purpose of having those remarks Printed, together with the resolutions, passed... Continue Reading
Sender: Silas Wright Jr., Sender: Churchill Caldom Cambreleng, Sender: Aaron Ward, Sender: Stephen Van Rensselaer III, Sender: John Isaac De Graff, Sender: Thomas Jackson Oakley, Sender: Gulian Crommelin Verplanck, Sender: Rudolph Bunner, Sender: George Ogilvie Belden, Sender: John Chamberlain Clark, Sender: Jonas Earll Jr., Sender: Nathaniel Garrow, Sender: John Hallock Jr., Sender: Selah Reeve Hobbie, Sender: Richard Keese, Sender: John Magee, Sender: John G. Stower, Sender: John Jacob Wood, Sender: Silas Wood