New York state militia

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AN ACT To Authorise the Raising of Troops for the Defense of this State. I. Be it enacted by the People of the state of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That it shall and may be lawful for his Excellency the Governor, by general orders, to call into actual service from the militia of this state, twelve thousand able-bodied and effective men, to be raised in the manner prescribed by... Continue Reading
AN ACT to authorise the raising of two regiments of men of colour. BE it enacted by the people of the state of New-York, represented in senate and assembly, That the governor of the state of New-York be, and he is hereby authorised to raise, by voluntary enlistment, two regiments of free men of color, for the defence of the state, for three years unless sooner discharged. And be it further... Continue Reading
AN ACT authorising additional pay to be made to the volunteers, and for paying the militia called into service by the state authority. BE it enacted by the people of the state of New-York, represented in senate and assembly, That the governor shall cause to be paid to each non commissioned officer, musician and private, of the volunteer corps, and to the legal representatives of those who may be... 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
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
PURSUANT to an intimation in my last, I now solicit your attention to the act entitled "An act to authorize the raising of troops for the defence of this state," and your objections to the same. To the passage of this bill you have interposed five objections; several of which appear to me to contain very extraordinary principles. I will not say, sir, that your objections to this bill are... Continue Reading
Sender: Samuel Young
Recipient: James Kent
I enclose you a Bill which has yesterday passed the Senate after d nine days discussion. It was opposed by Root in all its Stages. It finally passed 21 to 6 Root being the only republican who voted against it. The assembly are now acting upon it. Clark, from Delaware the Companion of Root moved to strike out the first section if he was voted down by an overwhelming no Mr Sill then stated that he... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Allowance to the volunteers. I. Be it enacted by the people of the state of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That the governor shall cause to be paid to each non-commissioned officer, musician and private, of the volunteer corps, and to the legal representatives of those who may be deceased, raised in pursuance of general orders of March thirteenth, one thousand eight hundred... Continue Reading
The Governor may call 12,000 men into actual service. Proviso. I. Be it enacted by the people of the state of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, That it shall and may be lawful for his Excellency the Governor, by general orders, to call into actual service from the militia of this state, twelve thousand able bodied and effective men, to be raised in the manner prescribed by this... Continue Reading
The commander in chief of the militia of the State of New York has referred me to the war department for instructions relative to the payment of the Militia officers who have been called into the service of the United States; including ^such^ as have served upon Genl. Militia Court Martials. The following interrogatories embrace the objects of Enquiry. 1 Are the members of a Genl. Militia Court... Continue Reading
I received by yesterday's Mail a double proof of your friendship, in manuscript and in print. I can pay no higher compliment to your production in the Argus than by telling you that your ingenuity and reason have far exceeded my expectations; for you know already that I expected much from you. I wrote you last week, but I presume in consequence of your absence you had not received my letter when... Continue Reading
Sender: Samuel Young
Recipient: MVB
You ask why letters were written in your ^my^ behalf for Senator, to members in different parts of the State & the matter kept a profound secret from my friend. My only answer is that they were written without my knowledge & that I did not desire the appointment. Some of my friends here informed me that they had written such letters. I felt unwilling to interfere with their wishes &... Continue Reading
Recipient: MVB
Since the Day of my return, I have been so much occupied with cases growing out of the circuit—with answers in Chancery and other Matters which could not be turned over to Clerks, that not a second was devoted to your Subject⁠—Yesterday was sent a scrawl which will scarcely pay for the trouble of decyphering⁠—It will however bear testimony to my good will⁠– You will be obliged to conform to the... Continue Reading
Sender: Aaron Burr
Recipient: MVB
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