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On counting the money you gave me yesterday I found there was only $190. I mention the circumstance that if any more was committed in the payment of it to you it may be counted.
Enclosed you have a subpoena agreeable to your wishes, the Interrogatories have been duly served and an admitted copy transmitted to the <anxious> Mr Green. Publication has been delayed untill the 23d Inst.
Your communication of the twenty eighth I Received in Due Time but Refrained from answering it before on account of the then approaching Town meeting. The Event of which I was Desirous of Informing you of, your last I have this moment Received. The Reasons which you assign ^in the former^ for Repealing the Carriage Tax &c.
Some time ago we had a meeting to nominate town officers at which John Van Alen Esquire was nominated as candidate for supervisor. The Federals immediately determined to defeat us. Their waggons were continually going, fetching the lame and the blind and the aged to the polls. We were not wanting in activity. At 3 o'clock we took the lead.
I should have been gratified if you and Mr. Randolph had been a little further than the <Race> course. I shall expect you on Sunday with Mr R. and then both of you will take your Quarters with me during the <Races>. I enclose herewith a note to Mr R<.> wh. be so kind as to deliver, as I do not know his place of Residence.
Will you be so good as to make for me to the Inspectors of Court my gratefull acknowledgments for their favour in overestimating the little service it was in my power to render them & to express to them my high sense of the patriotism which actuat[. . .] townsmen & themselves at the late election.
Yours directed to me at NYork was duly received & its contents attended to. Having long since established a perpetual non-intercourse with the man your business was with, it was somewhat difficult of accomplishment. He had entered a default agt.
You were disappointed last winter, as you well know, in your plan of personal advancement—and you thence forward, as you well know, have been unwearied in your efforts to stir up dissension and discord in the republican party; in stimulating the young lawyers throughout the state to erect presses, and raise a hue and cry against governor Clinton; and...
From the Albany Register.
To the Hon. Martin Van Buren.
From the Albany Register.
DE WITT CLINTON, and the GREAT
FALKLAND, to the Hon. MARTIN VAN
When I had the pleasure of seeing you last I hinted that there was a subject on which I contemplated speaking to you. The enclosed papers explain it.
Recd. Kinderhook August 15th. 1808 of Henry Van Hoevenbergh thirty eight shillings for my <fees>
<a>on granting Letters of Administration on the Estate of Rudolph Van Hoevenbergh dcd.
Mr John Ely Junr of this city & Deputy Comptroller contemplates applying for the office of Cashier of the Branch bank about to be established in this city (as it is supposed) I have ^been^ long acquainted with Mr Ely and can recommend him to you as a young gentleman of the highest character for Probity and
of ^possessed of^ talents adapted to the situation...
From what Mr Butler tells me it appears that some good friend has attempted to make
some mischief between us.
The suggestions in your last are important and I will attend to them soon. I drop you this line to apprise you that the subject is not forgotten or disregarded.
Abrm. Van Ness
|adm.||Van Alen & Van Buren|
|The Widow Hugh||Attornies|
If I were to confine my views to you in the abstract, without reference to analogous cases, which constantly occur, I should not hesitate to consider your present standing in the community, a moral paradox—a political phenomenon.
The crisis of our fate is rapidly approaching. Already do we experience the diminution of our numbers and the falling of off wise and good men.
In all discomfitures and defeats, whether political, civil, or military, the blame will necessarily be imputed to the chief of the enterprise or undertaking. Within a few years, you have arrived to factitious importance, and the eye of curiosity and criticism has, for some time, been fixed upon you.
I Martin Van Buren being duly sworn deposeth & saith that the
wi reason why the Within account is not more certain & Definite is owing to the Situation of the Estate & extreme uncertainty of the demands against it, that this deponent is informed by his Co-administrator who is better acquainted with the Value & Situation of the premises described...