The resolution of the Legislature of NewYork, which you were charged to transmit to me, expressive of their gratitude to my^self^ & my brave associates in arms, for the preservation of New Orleans, was received in due time; but a multiplicity of engagements prevented me from acknowledging its receipt, sooner. For myself, & for my associates, I beg to return the most sincere thanks for the... Continue Reading
Sender: Andrew Jackson
My friendship and respect for the Chief Justice, are equal to yours; that is to say, very great; and it would give me real pleasure, to be able to promote his wishes, in any respect. But what reason have you, to suppose that B—, is to go to France? Is there any such scheme, on foot; or upon what, is the idea founded? Your suggestion, is the first, I have heard of it. Pray tell me, all about it.
Will you do me the favor to sign the inclosed admissions of Service, restore them to their respective covers and send them to the Post Office. I will trouble you to do it as soon as possible that they may be in season for the time for which the notice is given.
I have promised to apprise you of the terms on which the Staats controversy can be settled. Under all circumstances we are willing to extinguish the whole controversy on receiving $2500 & the Costs of the present suits.
I recd. a letter from you a few days since enquiring for the executions issued by the People. vs. David Lawrance—& Abm Marsh. I have to state that these executions came to hand as stated in your letter—the first I understand is collected it being in the hands of one of My Depys—the other I can return Nulla Bona, if you direct, Mr. Marsh says he will pay the amt. by the first Jany Next. I... Continue Reading
I send you a Bill of costs in the Collins suit. After the amt is settled, deduct the Ballance of our Private account (<Bet &c>) The a/c of fees due. <Clark> & I have written to King on the Subject of his a/c but I have not yet Received his draft. If he has not drawn pay him and if there is a Ballance deposit it in the Bank to my a/c So much for Business Now my Dear Sir Permit... Continue Reading
Sender: James Alexander Hamilton
I have been thus long detained by the indisposition which commenced before you left Albany. After a long negotiation with Judge Wallace I closed a bargain with him on board the boat at 9. this morning, for the 200 acres of land ^at 9. dolls pr acre^ — to pay the money & receive a deed on my return to Albany. If you are still disposed to take the half, you will please authorise some person at... Continue Reading
I am this day Favd. with yours of the 31st. ult. relative to clerks fees due the state. Will Mr. Van Buren do me the favor to inform me the amt. or send me a copy of the act as rendered to him, and the balance shall be Fwd. to him immediately by mail.
By this evenings mail I received a circular from Atty. Genl: Van Buren demanding payment of Sup. Co. Clks. fees, &c. You will find those to be paid on the 2d. last month—Since which time no quarterly returns have been notified by you. Mr. Ten Broechs who paid the money for me said he had some difficulty—in being referred to the former atty Genl & by him to the present atty Genl. & by... Continue Reading
Mr. Van Buren, from the select committee to whom was committed the bill, entitled "an act authorizing the comptroller to loan to the general government a sum of money sufficient to pay off the militia of this state, who have been ordered into the service of the United States," reported as follows, to wit: THAT from the best information the committee have been able to obtain, and which they think... Continue Reading
Your letter of yesterdays date is before me. The proposed Loan of $350,000 by the State to the General Government can only be made by first borrowing the amount on the credit of the State. But as the State Tax for 1815 will be realized in the early part of the next year, I think this sum can be borrowed for the object contemplated without any prejudice or embarrassment to the State. Whilst... Continue Reading
Mr. Paine moved the following resolutions, in behalf of the committee appointed on the subject, which were ordered to be printed. Resolved unanimously, as a sense of this legislature that Major General ANDREW JACKSON, and the gallant officers and soldiers under his command, for their noble defence of the city of New-Orleans, that important military post and grand emporium of commerce, especially... Continue Reading
Sender: New York Legislature
Copy of the endorsement on the original draft of the Classification Bill on file in the office of the Secty of the Senate Drft. & endorsed [. . .] of [. . .] "The original classification Bill, to be preserved as a memento of the patriotism, intelligence & firmness of the legislature of 1814/15
I cannot avoid expressing my surprize, that so little attention should have been paid, by you, to my repeated, and urgent solicitations, for a remittance of the Balance due me for Advertising. I have written you repeatedly on the subject, but as yet, have not received a syllable in reply. It is now more than four months, since my money became due. If you do not, on receipt of this, send me my... Continue Reading
I shall not be at Albany in less than two & perhaps not in three weeks Mrs Van Burens state of health renders it necessary that I should go to the eastward with her. Not having the act under which the lands in Mc Combs purchase were charged, before me & being unadvised as to some other facts which might possibly be material, I have not ^thought it^ proper to make up a formal opinion on... Continue Reading