Mark R. Cheathem
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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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I have not have had time until yesterday to read your very able address, and now return you my sincere thanks for sending me a copy of so valuable a document.
By some accident your letter never came to my hands until yesterday, when I found it among some lose papers. I cheerfully comply with your request, & thank you very sincerely for the friendly sentiments expressed in your letter.
I have received your letter, informing me that a committee had been appointed by a meeting of the merchants of New York, for the purpose of addressing me upon the present distressed condition of that city, and requesting an audience at as early an hour as my convenience will admit.
I have the honor to inform you that a Committee has been appointed by a meeting of the merchants of New York, for the purpose of addressing the executive upon the present distressed condition of that city.
In behalf of that committee I respectfully request an audience, at as early an hour as your convenience will permit.
Mrs. VB. continues distressingly sick the physicians on consultation this morning report her simptoms favourable & I feel a lively hope that by Wednesday she will be in a situation that I can leave her. I have written to Mr Sanford on the subject of your business. It must remain untill I come up.
Your letters enclosing your note &c. was
re received during my absence at the Columbia Circuit. I regret that this circumstance may have caused you some uneasiness. The annexed will hower prevent further.
You will recollect that the deeds on the above foreclosure were delivered to you & that Mr Hill was to leave with you the amount of the costs. They have to this moment not been paid.
Mr Tyson of Richmond stays in the [sa]me room with Martindale of Washington County who is very bitterly opposed to us. Tyson says he is adverse to a caucus & will not attend unless he is instructed from home. It is also surmised that his predecessor Pierson has made unfriendly impressions upon him. Cant you get letters to him from King Richmond or Rockland.
Albany, February 12, 1821.
The Attorney General and Comptroller, on the petition of Benjamin Sanford, refered to them by the honorable the Assembly, reported:
The Attorney General, on the petition of John Champlin, Esq. refered to him by the honorable the Assembly, reported:
The Attorney General, on the petition of Joshua Hamden, reported:
The Attorney-General, in compliance with the request contained in the resolution of the honorable the Assembly of the 18th inst. on the subject of the legal proceedings which have been had against the Utica Insurance Company, respectfully informs the honorable the Assembly,
The Surveyor General and Attorney General, to whom was refered the engrossed bill from the honorable the Senate, entitled "an act giving relief to the purchasers of certain lots of land," respectfully report:
The Attorney General, to whom was refered the petition of Zadock Rider and others, possessors of Lot No. 28, Free mason's patent, reported—
That by the evidence submitted to him by the petitioners, the following facts have been satisfactorily established, viz,
The attorney-general, to whom was referred the petition of the trustees of the Hamilton and Lebanon manufacturing society, reported—
The attorney-general, to whom was referred the petition of Johannes L. Lawyer and others, reported as follows:
That the allegations on which the petitioners ground their prayer for relief are—
The attorney-general and surveyor-general, on the petition of Richard Goodwell, and also the memorial of Matthew McNair and others, reported as follows, to wit:
That the object of the petition and the memorial is, to authorise a sale to the petitioner of lots No. 42 and 6, in East Oswego.
The attorney-general, to whom was committed the engrossed bill, from the honorable the Assembly, entitled "an act for the relief of Isaac Cross," and the petition of Lucretia Heyser, presented to the Senate, reported as follows, to wit:
The attorney-general, to whom was referred the petition of the inhabitants of the town of Islip, and the remonstrance of the trustees of the freeholders and commonalty of the town of Huntington, in the county of Suffolk, referred to him at the last session of the Legislature, reported as follows, to wit: