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Severe indisposition prevented me taking my seat in the house of Representatives until Monday of this week. We are now all hands engaged devising ways & means to reestablish & maintain the public credit. The receipts from Import for the next year are estimated at four millions & from... Continue Reading
The more I reflect upon the subject the more I am satisfyed that the Jaunt proposed by you & the manner of making it would not answer the purpose intended. If Corns. goes with you, you will when fatigued which will doubtless be the case at first leave your horse and thus avoid that entire... Continue Reading
I had the pleasure of receiving your letter this day read just at the moment of leaving Washington. I called on the Secretary of War and showed him your patriotic bill for placing NewYork in an attitude of defience with which he was much pleased. Virginia & other States will probably be induced... Continue Reading
The bill authorizing the raising of twelve thousand men in this State has become a law. It now becomes necessary for congress to act upon it and until they do so the Governor will not commence the organization of the corps I cannot conceive on what grounds the U. S. can for a moment hesitate to... Continue Reading
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