Series 7 (4 March 1833-3 March 1837)

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Aaron Leggett, merchant, of this city, and to me well and personally known for many years, being by me duly affirmed, does depose and say: That the statements made in the preceding communication to Andrew Jackson, President of the United States, and signed by him, are true; and that the documents thereto annexed are true and faithful copies of the original in his possession, as they purport to be... Continue Reading
I have received the letter which your excellency was pleased to write to me on the 1st of November last, acquainting me with the cause that had prevented you from apprizing me of your election to the exalted station you fill, and that, through the blressing of Heaven, the insurgents, whose force was concentrated at Guanajuato, had been subdued; that the revolution was terminated; that the Mexican... Continue Reading
From a recent publication and a subsequent purchase of the 10 feet of Mr Boyd's lot by Mr Blatcford it does appear to me that he is in fact the Customs House Commissioner therefore to save all parties any further trouble I tender my resignation he being a more suitable person
OPINIONS OF MARTIN VAN BUREN, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, UPON THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF CONGRESS, IN REFERENCE TO THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY EITHER IN THE SLAVE-HOLDING STATES OR IN THE DISRICT OF COLUMBIA.   MR. VAN BUREN’S OPINIONS. __________ from the richmond enquirer. MR. VAN BUREN—NO ABOLITIONIST! We lay this morning before our readers the following frank, manly, masterly letter of... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
I do not doubt that you will properly appreciate my motives,— which have reference solely to your feelings,— in apprizing you that Mr. Archer was invited, at the same time with you, to the dinner to-day and accepted. Things are so much exaggerated that I cannot pretend to know accurately the extent of the occurrence yesterday, with which no doubt you are better acquainted, and it is but one... Continue Reading
Sender: Louis McLane
Recipient: MVB
I hope & believe that upon reflection you will think the French matter stands about right. Take the message as a whole it cannot hurt, but must help you at Richmond, to which my eye is now diverted. I owe Mrs Rives too much to for her kind letter to be able to pay it in my present dilapidated state. For the last ten days I have been confined to my room, & principaly to my bed by a... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Can you send me a Copy of your objections to Mr Clays land Bill
Sender: MVB
Recipient: Andrew Jackson
In the Senate of the United States, May the 8th, 1832, it was “Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to cause to be prepared and laid before the Senate, at the commencement of the next session of Congress, a plan for the re-organization of the Treasury Department, with a view to simplify the forms of settling and keeping the accounts, and of rendering them more... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
Some part of the good mans letter you will perceive is confidential.
Sender: MVB
Recipient: Andrew Jackson
The Senate of the United States, on the 26th day of June last, “Resolved, That the petition of Mary O’Sullivan, widow and executrix of John O’Sullivan, deceased, with the documents accompanying the same, be referred to the Secretary of the Treasury, and that he be directed to make a detailed report, together with his opinion thereon, to the next session of Congress.” In compliance therewith, the... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
I was upon the point of sending the paper. It is a great store house of profound reflection & highly useful matters. But the more I reflect upon it the more I am convinced that you owe it to yourself—to the subject, & the country to bring it into such a form as to secure its insertion in the Country papers, & a thorough reading by the whole people. This would I think be done by taking... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Recipient: Levi Woodbury
Resolution manifesting the sensibility of the two Houses of Congress and of the nation on the occasion of the decease of General Lafayette. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the two Houses of Congress have recieved with the profoundest sensibility intelligence of the death of General Lafayette, the friend of the United... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Recipient: Andrew Jackson
I t Permit me to introduce to your favorable nature, James Coppinger <Jnr>—recently from France whose communication any courtesies which you may by pleased to extend to <Jnr>—will be deemed by me as granted to myself
Sender: Gideon Lee
Recipient: MVB
This will be handed to you by Mr Thurston of Rhode Island with whom my personal acquaintance is slight but who brings me the enclosed from our friend Mr H. I have no doubt of his claims to the confidence of the Government. He wishes to converse with you upon business relating to his portion of the State & I take pleasure in recommending his Statements to your favorable consideration
Sender: MVB
Recipient: Levi Woodbury
We have been authorized to forward you the foregoing proceedings, with a request that you will lay them before the respective Houses of Congress, and oblige, your obedient servants,
Recipient: MVB

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