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Mr. Bishop will shew you an affidavit against Buel, which he wishes to ^will^ move by way of Resolutions this morning. It charges Buel with having loaned his types knowingly & willfully to counterfeit Army Bills. That Buel committed this base & infamous crime is certain. And if the Senate,... Continue Reading
for the albany argus. TO AMICUS CURIÆ. Your defence of the chancellor furnishes better proof of your friendship than of your discretion. Before you undertook the Herculean task, of supporting the extravagant grounds which his honor has thought proper to assume, common sense should have dictated a... Continue Reading
A. (From the Albany Gazette of Dec 1st. 1814.) "Communication." "The Chancellor has observed that an anonymous writer in the Argus of Tuesday, under the signature of Amicus Juris Consultus, has thought proper to charge him with using some offensive expressions in the course of the discussions which... Continue Reading
for the argus. AMICUS-JURIS CONSULTUS—No. II. TO AMICUS CURIÆ. THE pledge with which I concluded my first number is before the public, and I proceed to its redemption. In the discharge of this duty I disclaim all personal feelings. The vindication of the constituted authorities of the state, being... Continue Reading
A CARD. Amicus-Juris Consultus having observed, that he is charged by the chancellor, in the Gazette of Thursday last, with an attempt "to tear asunder the bands of friendship" which has so long subsisted between him and the chief justice, deems it proper briefly to notice the unfounded imputation... Continue Reading
I received by yesterday's Mail a double proof of your friendship, in manuscript and in print. I can pay no higher compliment to your production in the Argus than by telling you that your ingenuity and reason have far exceeded my expectations; for you know already that I expected much from you. I... Continue Reading
You ask me to explain the indecisive course pursued by Congress. It is easily done, The cause is found in two words Constitution & Pride In regard to the Bank, there are about 25 Representatives favourable to the administration who stand committed against the constitutional power of Congress to... Continue Reading
I have received your letter of the 25th, and I immediately sit down to answer it. It is most unfortunate, that the Court Martial should take you from Albany, where you may be most wanted. I cannot help wishing the Court Martial to the devil, and you, some more pleasant and profitable employment,... Continue Reading
As yours without date was recd you might naturally conclude I should not wait until this [. . .] day to wish you a happy New Year but [. . .] I have as many employments as would befit a prime minister to a necromancer and am often forced from an Epistolary Confab with a friend by the infinite... Continue Reading
On this motion, debate ensued, between Messrs. JOHNSTON of Louisiana, TAZEWELL, MACON, HOLMES, BERRIEN, SMITH of Maryland, SILSBEE, and WOODBURY, when Mr. BENTON observed, that, unless he saw some probability that the Senate would act effectually upon this bill—as it was too late to continue the... Continue Reading