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I have received yours the 23d. Istant of the date of 18th.
For the mutual accommodation of the public officers and creditors in your neighborhood, and of yourself and the Treasury Department, I propose hereafter to direct warrants in their favor to yourself, for payment, when desired by them.
The "long agony is over & the Bourbons are not restored." Notwithstanding the strong public indications of dissatisfaction with the conduct of the Gov. the opposition came on the ground entirely confident of success.
You will oblige me by attending to the enclosed. The check for the money may be sent to me. It is
for ^at the instance of^ a friend of ours. What have you done with Mr Van Kleecks papers. Let me know the state of Mr Crawfords health
The bill reported by the Committee on the Judiciary, "for the relief of the legal representatives of Thomas Robertson, deceased," was taken up in Committee of the whole. These petitioners pray to be relieved from the payment of the balance of a judgment recovered against their late father, Gen.
The bill reported by the committee on the Judiciary, "to provide for the punishment of certain crimes committed in any navy yard, arsenal, fort, dock, light house, tract of land, or other place, under the jurisdiction of the United States," was then taken up. Mr. LLOYD, of Mass. by whom the bill was originally introduced, explained its objects.
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Application has been made to you for a Midshipman warrant for Wm P. Livingston of Newyork. I am not personally acquainted with the young gentleman but from my knowledge of the character of his family I cannot doubt as to his.
I understand by letters from several of our friends that a serious diversity of opinion exists amongst you at Albany on the subject of the propriety of an expression of opinion on the Presidential question.
I approve your course but am solicitous for all reasonable dispatch, <
all> <such> causes as cannot be brought before Jany term will not be in a state for trial before at the next Circuit, I wish you to keep this in mind.
The Mercury, and the Telescope, are usually regarded abroad, as exhibiting more nearly than any other papers the leading opinions of South Carolina on the passing politics of the day. A comment appeared in the Mercury of the 14th inst., on Mr.
As it will relieve my feelings of disappointement and mortification which I find growing rather than subsiding as I go, to think out, having nobody to talk to, you must suffer me to <meander> an hour or two in the bustle and jam of the steamboat to inflict what may perhaps be a long letter on you: for I had made up my mind to write to you as soon...
Mr. Van Buren, of New York, rose and said, that pursuant to the notice he had heretofore given, he would now ask leave to introduce a resolution proposing an amendment of the Constitution of the United States on the subject of the election of President and Vice President of the United States.
Mr. Van Buren then introduced the following resolution:
Resolved, by the Senate and House of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following amendment of the Constitution of the United States be proposed to the Legislatures of the several States:
Mr. Van Buren, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which were referred, on the 10th instant, the petitions of Jonathan H. Lambdin, William Hill, and Abraham V.
Mr. Van Buren, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the bill supplementary to an act to relieve certain persons from prison, with the amendment thereto, as adopted by the House of Representatives.
"I notice the remark in your letter (to Genl Root of 20th Decemr) concerning Mr Clay. I have a high respect for that Gentlemans Character.
Mr. Van Buren presented the petition of Archibald Gracie, of New York, stating that property belonging to the petitioner was seized by the French, at Hamburg, in the year 1807; that the capture was without ground, and that the property, without any trial, or civil process whatever, was appropriated to the purposes of the...
I am so much pressed for time [that I ca]nnot without considerable inconvenience stop at West Point. I will leave here with next mondays boat & am very desirous to be at Newyork the next day. Will it be perfectly agreeable and proper to permit Abrm. to join me on board
for on Monday Evening & return with the same boat or to stay one day over.
I recd. your letter by Mr Griffin and was pleased with its contents. I did not converse with Mr. G. on the subject of the P. E. for reason of a delicate nature, of which if you are not already you will probably soon be apprised. The Newyork election will undoubtedly go for us & its effect upon the rest of the State cannot fail to be most salutary.