Series 4 (3 December 1821-31 December 1824)

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Slave Trade Page 6. Objection to the Treaty stated viz I. That the establishment of a mixed tribunals in the Territories of the Respective parties is essential to the <execution> of its provisions—that the U. States could not concur in this 1st. because they have no colonies either on the coast of Africa or in the W. Indies & 2dly. because it is doubtful whether the power of the Govmt.... Continue Reading
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Mr. Van Buren, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petition of Anna Dubord, wife of Joseph Antonio de Reano, reported a bill to permit Anna Dubord to bring certain slaves into the State of Louisiana; which was read, and passed to a second reading.
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I have assertained that “Tom” a black man who you purchaised of <Fesburgh> & who quit you some 10 years since is now in the neighbourhood of Worcester Ms. There is yet some time before he is free as he is of that class which will be free July 4th 1827. He was when young a slave of my father and I think I can induce him to be of some service to me if own him. I therefore take the liberty... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
Accept my thanks for your civility, in sending me the proceedings of the republican meeting at albany; but I am so much engaged on a farm, and so little learned in the grand affair of making presidents, as not to be able to understand their future consequences or present bearing. Besides, I employ the time I can spare, in writing a last speech [in] the shape of a last book, to be printed by the... Continue Reading
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Your letter announcing my nomination for the convention, by the Republican Delegates of the county of Otsego has been duly received. I have been frequently requested to permit my name to be offered for the support of our politic as a candidate for the office of delegate to the convention, in some one of the counties in which our Republican political friends constitute the majority: But believing... Continue Reading
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