Series 1 (5 December 1782-31 December 1811)
TO THE ELECTORS OF THE STATE OF NEW-YORK. Fellow Citizens, You will soon be called upon to select a suitable person for the office of Chief Magistrate of this state. The happiness of the people depends so much on the character and conduct of their rulers, that it is an all incumbent duty which they owe to themselves, to their country, and to posterity, to adopt the utmost deliberation, and to... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB, Sender: DeWitt Clinton, Sender: John C. Hogeboom, Sender: Jonas Earll Jr.
Joseph Reed & Jane Van Hoesen married this 6th October 1801 by me
Peter P. VSlyck v Ruben Crippen the same v <E>ytie Claw write to the above Defends to call on Plf Immediately or prosecute [on opposite flap] Apheus Hill & Ussilla Hocomb John Peterson & Ally Worth
Be pleased to state in your paper, that the assertions, that I laid the letters attributed to Mess. Elisha and Marshal Jenkins, jun. before the council of appointment, or that I had any agency in laying or advising them to be laid before the council, or either of its members, is an infamous falshood.
Martin Van Buren, Has removed his Office from the town of Kinderhook to the city of Hudson, No. 194, Warren-Street, nearly opposite the Court-House.
I have a short time since returned and will see you at my office or such place in town as you shall suggest ^appoint^. I send this to Mr Williams presuming that you are there if in town. My clerk informs me Mr H. has rode down
I received a letter from Genl Thomas a few days ago, stating that he would be in Hudson on thursday next, and requesting that I would meet him there on that [da]y. I shall not be up in Season & therefore will thank you to hand him the enclosed letter when he arrives in Hudson.
A Great Bargain. The subscriber offers for sale, a FARM, in the town of Kinderhook, containing 130 acres, with great improvements thereon. Description is considered unnecessary, as the purchaser will examine the property. It will be sold cheap.
THE PEOPLE of the State of NEW-YORK, by the Grace of God Free and Independent: To William Garrison of the Town of Livingston in the County of Columbia, send Greeting— Whereas Joseph Myer son of Jacob Myer late of the Town of Livingston in Columbia County, deceased, an Infant under the age of twenty one years, and who was ninteen years of age on ^or about^ the first day of August last, hath, by... Continue Reading
Notice is hereby given that an Election in the Town of Kinderhook, for the purpose of Electing a Representative to Congress, (in consequence of a notice received from the Sheriff of the County of Columbia ordering an Election to be held by [no]tice of the Governors proclamation) to fill the [. . .] [d]esignee [. . .] the Sixth District of this State Composing the Counties of Columbia and... Continue Reading
I Received your welcome Letter this of Nov. 19th. this Evening in which you ask me “where I am & what I am about." To the first question from the Date of my Letter is a sufficient answer, to the seccond I answer by Informing you that I am engaged in studying the Law with your Brother Willm. You Rember the situation in which you Left me (viz) in expectation of hearing from you or your Brother... Continue Reading
Recipient: John Peter Van Ness
You possibly suppose that I feel an Indifference, or at least not that ardent sentiment of friendship, towards you which I have always professed. This sentiment Impression may have been made on you from my long silence, but beleive me that is not the case. My Attachment to you is as strong as ever, and anything in my power to serve you I shall always take pleasure in doing. I would with great... Continue Reading
Sender: John Peter Van Ness
I have been informed since my arrival in this part of the Country that you have become a zealous advocate for the Clintonian party, those ene[mie]s to the Republican interest & the <full> <Law> ^general welfare^. In addressing you it is unnecessary to enter into a discussion of this subject. You know that Mr Burr is the intended victim of villainy and persecution against which it... Continue Reading
I regret that I have only recd. your letter of the 18th. this moment & consequently too late to try your note at the Bank this day. I omitted sending to the post office on monday & was prevented from doing it yesterday, in consequence of a singular circumstance which occurred to me personally. I was unexpectedly attacked by a man who was walking behind ^me^ down State Street yesterday... Continue Reading
The President & Directors of the Phoenix Company met this day at 12 oclock and passed a resolution, instructing Capt Macy not to vote on their Proxy, without the concurrence and approbation of the President. This will be pleasing intelligence to you, no doubt, as it will probably save, an important and useful institution, from destruction. I have much interesting information to give you, but... Continue Reading