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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...
I Consider the Within acount as rendered under my oath of office as a Statement of the Demands ^or claims^ against the Estate of Peter L Van Alen deceased,
theIt is impossi[ble] for me to fix on any amount for which to sell and Inde ded I think such an order would be Improvident as from the uncertainty of the amount of the Debts it would be more than...
There are some men, who are always the dupes of their own vanity, and who like a squirrel in a rotary cage, or a horse in a Troy Team-Boat, really think that they are in a state of advancement, when they have made no progress at all. This is emphatically your case.
The object of publishing Mr Sallys & others certificate was to impeach your motives in opposing Mr Clinton. If this has been done without the knowledge of those Gentlemen it is to be presumed they will of their own accord make a publication exonerating you from that imputation.
Will you be so good as to have one of the enclosed papers served for me on Mr Luther & let him admit the service of the other & return it to me? I am sorry to trouble you but know no person at Plattsburgh who I think would take more satisfaction in obliging me.
I had the honor of a visit in behalf of the people of the state in Covenant some time since. I owe them Debts enough but do not know what covenant there can be except the covenants in the oswego falls lean, which I have assigned to James Lyon these several years who is the entire possessor as assignee & is abundantly able, please advise me for what the suit is.
I wrote you some weeks ago respecting the judgement against Mr. D. L. Van Antwerp, in favor of the establishment of my Father, and at the same time wrote to Mr. Van Antwerp on the subject, since which however I have not recd. a line in relation thereto. The present is earnestly to request that you will urge Mr. Vn.
Three years ago I purchased the property I now occupy in this county the Title was derived from the state, there is a contest between my neighbor & me respecting our boundaries. The Chittenengo Creek divides our Farms at the place where we contend about the boundary.
It appears on examination, that the lots of Delancy were sold by the commissioners of the State, to John Hembrow—an Englishman who came from on board a British Ship of war, soon after the peace of 1783—that he occupied the said land as a Garden for a Short time—was then convicted of Forgery and counterfiting money, for which he was condemned to Suffer death.
These are to charge and command you the Said constable In the name of the people of the State of New York forthwith to carry and deliver in to the custody of the said Keeper of the Said Gaol the body of John Ferguson Son of Gilbert Ferguson this day brought before us Samuel Bant James Ford & Robert Mitchell Esquires Justices of the peace in and for the said county...
John Ferguson has been Imprisoned more than thirty days on the Mitimus of which The foregoing is a coppy will you have the Goodness assoon as convenient to inform me wheather I ought To discharge him or to keep him in custody untill The fine is paid or untill the experation of the Six months as stated in the commititure our Lawyers do not agree in opinion which has...
THE ONONDAGA INDIANS having, by Treaty, lately sold to the State of New-York, all that part of their Reservation lying one mile and an half west from the east line, and extending from the north to the south line thereof; and the subscriber having, in pursuance of an act of the Legislature in relation to said Treaty, been appointed Agent, for the purpose of preventing Trespasses on said Land—...
Having been appointed by the Government of this State, agent for the purpose of preventing Trespasses on that part of the late Onondaga Reservation which was sold by the Onondaga Indians to the State in February last, of the extent of which purchase I inclose you an advertisement, which will give you the boundaries & the steps I have among others taken to prevent...
Yours of the 11th inst. is recd., in answer to which I state, that Noah A. Whitney had removed from Volney in this County to Jamesville in the county of Onondaga, and that his Responsibility (according to the best information I can obtain) is at least questionable.
Yesterday, I saw ower Sheriff & he Informed me that he had an execution Issued, by you against me in favour of the state, of $1000, with interest & Costs. Sir have you not made a Mistake, the
Time Loan was stated for two years, & the second year was not elapsed when I was Sued.
At the suggestion of Gen. Ellis, we would inform you that the "Gazette; and Onondaga Advertiser," a republican newspaper was issued from our office on the 24th inst. and has already an extensive circulation.
I must ask a little further indulgence from you in the payment of the demands of the state agt me, say, till the first of April. I depended on some money being ready for in albany before this, but it is not paid yet—great complaint of scarcity of money there. It is excessively scarce here. I can scarcely get enough to supply the wants of my household.
The defendant in this cause applied to me to get some assistance. He has no defence in the above suit but wishes the circumstances & situation of the business to be known & thinks he shall not be further prosecuted.
I have recd. a communication from Dr. Adams one of our Members of Assembly in which he states that Elijah Mann Junr. has confidentially written to you requesting the Sale on a Mortgage of the East half of Lot No.
I Bleave you had Best give Sharman a judgement to save cost tacking out one 72 Dolar note which is not his due if By any means you can com to sum agreament with him Sharman or Vledick Respecting a two hundred Dolars not which Sharman & my self Invest for Vledack which has Ben sued twice Before this I Do not want any cost on the thing you may agree with them to give...