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On my arrival here I found Mrs Van Ness ill with a sore throat & fever. She continues still so unwell, that I fear it will not be in my power to leave town so early as tuesday, which was my intention when I left you.
Joseph Wright of the
City of New York.
Your Communication has been handed to me by Mr Morell he is authorised to make arrangements contemplated & [. . .]
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. [. .
At the time, when I addressed the People of the Manor of Livingston and offered a deposit of Five hundred dollars to become yours in the event of my not substantiating the charge then made against you, I expressly limited the time within which the prosecution was to be commenced, that time has long since expired, and altho’ I entertain no doubt as to the result of an...
Connecticut Minor 1813
The day is past, the Elections o'er
and Madison is King once more!
Ye Vagabonds of my land
Cut-Throats & Knaves a patriotic band,
Ye Demagogues lift up your voice.
Moles and Banditti all rejoice.
N. J. Jany 12th. 1813
Mr Masons Speech N. J. Feby 25th. 1813
I have once more with shame to inform you that this county has given 527 majority for Platt & about the same for Assembly & Congress. All the made Voters voted for assembly & Congress.
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.
In your paper on the 16th.
From the proceedings of our County meeting you will perceive that we are correct if we are not as numerous as we might be. Our new Sheriff turned rather pale at the meeting when I introduced the resolutions but did not think fit to enter into a discussion he made a virtue of necessity with a tolerable good grace. He assured me that he would exert himself to prevent...
Enclosed is a letter from the President to Mr Bow it was with reluctance that ^he^ consented to write it. For really considering all the Circumstances which attend this transaction it is on his part an act of condescension
on his part to attempt to explain to them at all. Your situation, the unexpected success with which you have managed a subject which was on...
Enclosed is a Letter from the President who I presume explains all to you. Whatever pretensions there now may be to the contrary by some who wish to <will> us <asleep> there is no doubt of their Intentions as to you it is alledged that you are not a resident of the middle district, that your house is locked up &c.
I wrote last evening to our friend the Sheriff & to day he was in from a variety of circumstance which have fallen under our observation we are confirmed in our impressions respecting the views of our Bank folks, he wished me to impress on you the propriety of making every attempt to get S
I have delayed writing to you for some time in expectation of receiving a line from you, my ride from Newyork was to me very agreeable, altho alone all the way.
Least Mr Williams should have neglected to write to Mr Wendell, I took Mr Riker with me and called on him yesterday.
I have this moment examined Abms. oration & pronounce it a masterpiece. I shall be up with one or two friends, I wish you would go over & see W P.
Yours was duly received, the complexion of your ticket is very odious to all liberal & well informed republicans in the country, their illiberal & Jacobinic conduct will however have a conclusive tendency to prevent them from extending their disorganizing Spirit ^in^ to the Country. So that if your ticket but succeeds it will be all for the best, there is no...
After Mr. Van Alen arrived at my house on Sunday evening, we sent for T.L Hogeboom who agreed to start the next morning before day for Hillsdale, and to meet Abraham & James at my house yesterday as early as possible. I wrote to Maj. Tanner, his conduct was highly honourable,
and he signed the recommendation for Van Alen, Judge Soule, B. Williams, J.
Mr. Edgar has declined the loan to Mr Van Alen and of consequence his affairs assume an aspect the most serious to him and afflicting and mortifying to his Friends.
Enclosed I send you the answer of Mr. Williams to the Sheriffs Letter to which you will observe you have offered no conclusion. I spoke to you of this plan to add your hubl sert or such other as you as you think proper It was definitively agreed between Mr. W.