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It is difficult, if not impossible for me who is not acquainted with the views & combinations of the executive power to form a correct opinion, or to give unreserved advice respecting any particular appt. wh in itself may be ^not only^ impudent, but insolent, yet when viewed in connexion with other appointments with wh.
I am not surprized by the Receit of your letter of the 18 instant, not only have the executive Proceedings at W. been vacillating,
but ^and^ as I believe without Principle, but the correspondence of Mr.
Nothing has as yet been definitively decided relative to the filling of the vacancy on the Bench of the S. Court. My present object is to enquire of you whether after what has passed between you & myself on the subject you think I could with propriety, as it respects yourself take the office.
I owe you an apology for not sooner acknowledging the receipt of your several communications.
I saw you on Wednesday very plainly on the Hill & I believe that you was equally successful. When I arose in the morning I found such an alteration in the weather that I was afraid you would be deterred from visiting the Hill, but we had no sooner arrived in fair view of that part of the town than I discovered my Dear H. on the battlements.
In your paper of the 23d. Inst. you state that I am the author of a communication under the Signature of Benjamin Birdsail Junr Esquire which appeared in the Bee of the same date. [. .
I had the pleasure to receive your letter of 9th inst. in which you desire to be informed of the terms on which I am willing to compromise with the state for my claim on the lands in which Roger Morris and his wife had a life estate.
The attorney-general and comptroller, to whom was referred the petition of William Giles, reported as follows, to wit:
Mr King having left the affairs of his mission in my charge during his absence, I take the liberty of answering your letter to him, under date the <8>th instant.
Mr. Van Buren. As this proposition is now for the first time submitted, the committee had better rise and report; that is, if any gentleman wishes to speak. He did not, however, make a motion; and
RICHMOND, JUNE 8, 1821.
for the enquirer.
ON THE LOTTERY DECISION.
To the People of the United States.
James Jackson ex
dem. Abrm. I Salisbury
Nicholas Fish &
Matthew Mc Nair
Brief for Trial Onondago circuit
Deduction of Sale
Ist. Pattent to Caleb Cornwall for Lot No. 6 in Hanibal Onondago County
A communication from the Surveyor-General and Attorney-General was read, and is in the words following, to wit:
The attorney-general and comptroller, to whom was referred the memorial ofJohn Ballard and Asahel Minor, reported as follows, to wit:
A communication from the Attorney-General was read, and is in the words following, to wit:
The surveyor-general and attorney-general, to whom was referred the petition of Ralph Hascall and Ransom Noble, reported as follows, to wit:
Sketch of the debate in the Senate on Tuesday last on the bill "to abolish imprisonment for debt and to prevent frauds against creditors."
I am directed by the Legislature of this state, to transmit to you their unanimous resolution of thanks, for your gallant and glorious defence of NewOrleans; and to request you to communicate to your brave associates in arms, the grateful sense which the Legislature entertains of their services.
I have seen Mr Jenkins several times since his return, he & his friends are
exc highly pleased with his appointment, I thought it improper immediately to speak to him on the subject, but sent for his brother Seth who desired me to be perfectly easy on the subject & to inform you that the mayor would unequivocally vote for you.