Series 1 (5 December 1782-31 December 1811)

Displaying 1 - 15 of 114
This Indenture, Made the seccond day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eight BETWEEN Martin Van Buren & Hannah his Wife of the Town of Kinderhook & County of Columbia of the first part, and Peter Vosburgh of the same place of the second part, WITNESSETH, That the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the Sum of five hundred Dollars lawful... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
A few minutes are offered to me [by] a Kind Stranger to write to you. This oppertunity I embrace Sir with the most heart felt pleasure in order that I might shew you that absence has not as yet worn outt of my mind that Regard which I hope I shall always entertain for you, The Time allowd being so Short it is impossible that I should particlarize but can only inform you that I am yet <... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Accompaning [wi]th this you will find a Letter which I Wrote Im[medi]ately on the Receipt of yours but failed [. . .]tting an oppertunty this is therefore to Inform you that my mind remains the same as it then was In that I Informed you that Josiah tended C. Silvesters Store I now Inform you that he has been turned out for some Misconduct. P. Silvester Junr. is ^to^ Deliver an Oration 22d Instant... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
How shall I express the extreme Pleasure I feel when I inform you that I received your kind epistle (Dated the 4th. November) on the 22d Instant In which you say that I would blame you If you did not Improve so favorable an Opportunity to write to an Old Companion an[d] Schoolmate, here you Speak as Sentiment which corroborates with mine, I certainly wou[ld] have thought hard of an Old Friend by... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Received Philadelphia August 3d. 1811 of Mrs. Sarah Davenport late Sarah Robinson Two hundred & seventy eight dollars and forty six Cents in full of all Accounts against her individually and as Administratrix of the Estate of William Robinson Junr. deceased & for which I have signed two receipts of same tenor, and date. Note. If any propety should be hereafter recover'd from the French... Continue Reading
For fear that any misrepresentations may be made or undue advantage taken respecting of my not attending the meeting at Jonas Millers to day, I think proper to inform you of the manner in which I have ben invited to attend and the reasons of my non-attendance. On, monday last Jacob R. Van Rensselear Esquire applyed to me on the subject of certain reports which he alledged were in circulation... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
On my arrival here I found Mrs Van Ness ill with a sore throat & fever. She continues still so unwell, that I fear it will not be in my power to leave town so early as tuesday, which was my intention when I left you. If Mrs V N should be well enough to justify my absence, I shall leave town some day sufficiently early, to be at Albany at the meeting of the Legislature. The measure which I... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
Caleb Cornell          To. Joseph Wright of the City of New York. Deed on file dated Sept 26. 1786, Wits. John <Bush> Chas. P. Rogers. Proved by Rogers before <I>. M. Hughes but Grantor not identified. Recorded in the Secretary’s office Decr. 1792. Joseph Wright conveys to. Nicholas Fish. 1st. April 1790. on file. Caleb Cornwall of Hamstead Queens Cy. Weaver conveys to... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
Your Communication has been handed to me by Mr Morell he is authorised to make arrangements contemplated & [. . .]
Sender: MVB
Recipient: John Sudam
In your paper of the 23d. Inst. you state that I am the author of a communication under the Signature of Benjamin Birdsail Junr Esquire which appeared in the Bee of the same date. [. . .] did this charge affect me only I should treat it with the same contempt I have the tissue of misrepresentation with which your paper has lately teemed against me, but as it is calculated to hold up Mr. Birdsail... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
At the time, when I addressed the People of the Manor of Livingston and offered a deposit of Five hundred dollars to become yours in the event of my not substantiating the charge then made against you, I expressly limited the time within which the prosecution was to be commenced, that time has long since expired, and altho’ I entertain no doubt as to the result of an investigation, yet as I am... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
I have once more with shame to inform you that this county has given 527 majority for Platt & about the same for Assembly & Congress. All the made Voters voted for assembly & Congress. If you look at the Votes between this year & last you will find that there have been about ^rising of^ 600 Votes made in the County of which our friends made about one third. In Chatham our friend... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Recipient: DeWitt Clinton
You must perfectly recollect two publications which were made in the Northern Wig & hand bills impeaching my Official conduct in the charging of fees on Writs & Executions. Against the immediate publishers of the charges I have instituted suits and of course explanations with them are superfluous; but this not being the case with you who if my information be correct have had some agency... Continue Reading
Extracts from the Republican Watch Tower, printed in the City of New York. June 14th. 1808. "All persons having property which was intended for exportation to Canada, whether lumber in raft, or other merchandise, are informd that no such exportations can be permitted. The laws and instructions received by the undersigned Collectors are such as require their utmost vigilance and exertion, in... Continue Reading
Art: 1. There shall be paid into the (caisor des Donages) for account of the public treasury and appropriated to the service 1819 & 1810 the sums arising 1st from the sales of the American Cargoes seised at Antwerp. 2d from the sale of American Cargoes delivered up by Holland. 3d from the sale of the Cargoes of American vessels, seised in the ports of spain. 4th from the proceeds of the... Continue Reading

Pages

Subscribe to Series 1 (5 December 1782-31 December 1811)