Series 3 (17 February 1815-2 December 1821)

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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
Recipient: MVB
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.
Recipient: MVB
My friend Col. Gardner will deliver you this together with my account against the U. States for services rendered in the prosecution of Genl. Wilkinson as special Judge advocate to which I beg your attention. If I had continued in the discharge of the duties of that Station throughout I should have been entitled by precedent to the sum I now charge. In a Letter to Col Munro on this subject I... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
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
Recipient: Unknown
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
Sender: MVB
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
Recipient: MVB
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
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
Sender: MVB
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
Recipient: MVB
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
Sender: MVB
Resolved unanimously, (if the Hon: the Senate concur herein) as the 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, especially in the ever memorable conflict of the Eighth of January last, do eminently deserve the unanimous applause of their country. Resolved unanimously, (if... Continue Reading
Recipient: Andrew Jackson
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of yours of the 30th ult. I exceedingly regret that such complaints as you state, should exist. If any postmaster can be proven to have suppressed or delayed the due transmission and delivery of newspapers, pamphlets or letters, he shall be instantly dismissed. And I shall be thankful to any gentleman who can detect such gross malfeazance of office. You... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
I have just received your communication of the 15th, in which my consent is requested to the publication of my correspondence, in 1814, with the Vice President of the U. States, then governor of New-York, on the subject of his proposed nomination for the department of state. There being nothing in that correspondence which I could possibly wish to be regarded as under a seal of secrecy, I cannot... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
The friends of the Vice President deem the publication of the correspondence I have refered to important but feel a delicacy about publishing it ^to permit its publication without yo^ without your consent. To meet the event circumstance of your not having the letters in your possession I take the liberty of enclosing copies which have ben taken from the V.P. letter book. I am fully aware Sir of... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Recipient: James Madison
The friends of the Vice President deem the publication of the correspondence I have referred to, important, but he feels a delicacy to permit its publication without your consent. To meet the circumstance of your not having the letters in your possession, I take the liberty of enclosing copies which have been taken from the Vice President's letter book. I am fully aware, Sir, of your aversion to... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Recipient: James Madison

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