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Project director and co-editor Mark R. Cheathem is a professor of history at Cumberland University. He is the author or editor of seven books and several articles on the Jacksonian and Civil War eras. Of note, Andrew Jackson and the Rise of the Democratic Party (2018) focuses specifically on the development of the Democratic party, while The Coming of Democracy: Presidential Campaigning in the Age of Jackson (2018) examines presidential elections between 1824 and 1840, including Van Buren’s involvement in his and Andrew Jackson’s campaigns during these five elections. He is currently working on a study of the 1844 presidential election.
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Yours of the 16th. instant is just recd and I hasten to thank you for the enclosures, which I retain to refute the vagrant falshoods of our noisy worshipers of Hard Cider, logg Cabins & Coons, who have been exulting much that Newyork, South Carolina & Alabama &c &c were horse foot & dragoons going for them.
For fear that any misrepresentations may be made or undue advantage taken
respecting of my not attending the meeting at Jonas Millers to day, I think proper to inform you of the manner in which I have ben invited to attend and the reasons of my non-attendance.
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...
A friend of Mr Ely called yesterday to inform me that the Bill which he had intended to bring into the H of A. for my benefit had been indefinitely postponed by your advice. No doubt you may have very good and very friendly reasons for this advice; but I should have taken it very kind if they had been first imparted to me.
I HAVE recently observed in the Albany Gazette, your objections, as a member of the Council of Revision, to several of the laws passed at the last session of the Legislature.
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
The enlightened view which the Senate has taken of the great events which have lately transpired, and of their probable influence upon the interest and destiny of the United States, displays wisdom and patriotism, worthy of that dignified body.
AN ACT to encourage Privateering Associations.
To Authorise the Raising of Troops for the Defense of this State.
AN ACT to authorise the raising of two regiments of men of colour.
AN ACT authorising additional pay to be made to the volunteers, and for paying the militia called into service by the state authority.
AN ACT to authorise the raising a corps of sea-fencibles.
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 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.