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I have received your letter of the 2d inst. and cheerfully comply with your request. You have inadvertently fallen into an error in supposing that the questions propounded to me by the honorable Sherrod Williams, in 1836, embraced the subject of Abolition. My views and opinions in regard to it were... Continue Reading
It appearing satisfactorily that Charles Butler has pursued classical studies eleven months and nineteen days after he was fourteen years of age — Let his Clerkship be for six years and eleven days from the Twenty-third of May, 1818. Nov. 8, 1822. John Woodworth. Filed as of 23d. May, 1818, per... Continue Reading
I forward a list of the members of the Senate and Assembly, marked as they now feel upon the Presidential question. * * * Crawford has 88, Adams 36, Calhoun 11, Clay 6, Jackson 4. * * * I have forwarded lists similar to those I now enclose you, to amuse your friend, Mr. Van Buren. Mat. Davis is... Continue Reading
Mr. Van Buren, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill, entitled "An act to repeal, in part, an act, entitled 'An act to lessen the compensation for marshals, clerks, and attorneys, in the cases therein mentioned," reported it with an amendment.
Mr. Van Buren, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill, entitled "An act for the relief of the legal representatives of John Michael, deceased," reported it without amendment.
MVB, Senate remarks on petitions of Thomas W. Clerke et al. and Richard Riker et al., 10 February 1824
Mr. Van Buren presented the petition of Thos. W. Clerke, and others, aliens, in New York, and of R. Riker, and others, also of New York, praying a modification of the law prescribing the terms of naturalization; which were read, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Mr. Van Buren, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petition of Ebenezer Oliver and others, directors of a corporation called the New England Mississippi Land Company, &c., reported as follows: 1st. That, by the articles of agreement and cession of the 24th of April,... Continue Reading
The Senate resumed the consideration of the report of the Committee on the Judiciary, on the petition of Ebenezer Oliver, and others; and, on motion by Mr. Van Buren, it was postponed to Wednesday next, and the documents accompanying the petition were ordered to be printed for the use of the Senate...
Mr. Van Buren, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill, entitled "An act to authorize the issuing of letters patent to Samuel Brown," reported it without amendment.
Mr. Van Buren, from the same committee, to whom was referred the petition of John S. Stiles, executor of George Stiles, made a report, accompanied by a resolution, that the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be granted. The report, with the accompanying documents, were ordered to be printed.