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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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:
YOUR letter of yesterday's date is before me. The proposed loan of $350,000 by the state to the general government, can only be made by first borrowing the amount on the credit of the state.
The pressure of my engagements since my return must be my apology for not having sooner acknowledged the interesting communications I have recently recd. from you. I sincerely hope you will not fail to make us your long promised visit in the course of the Summer. I can give you more agreeable quarters, I am sure, than are at any time to be found on Penn.
I address you on a subject very interesting on my part Conserning alot of Land that Mr Obidiah Cooledge
of bid of at vendue April the 20.
I this moment recd. Notice from the Sherriff of a Suit in the Supreme Court, which I presume has originated in my omiting to pay up the Interest on my Loan. I am mortified at the circumstance, which has originated in the extent of my manuftg business, in the extreme high price of Cotton for the last two years, & the effect of Peace on the Sales.
I am Informed of by Charles Easton the Dept.
I was in Verona yesterday I was informed Mr Grant was down pertending to buy lot No 157 & Cagwin has sent before thinking to ketch you to make out the state does not own it & there by gain the Cause they contrive allways to avoid Justice this is the Company which has done so much mischief with timber I am told I arived a few days ago the stage is wating.
The attorney-general, to whom was referred the petition of Richard Udal and others, inhabitants of the town of Islip, in the county of Suffolk, together with the remonstrance of the freeholders and commonalty of the town of Huntington, reported as follows, to wit:
MARTIN VAN BUREN having insulted me in Court, and upon application, having refused me the satisfaction due to a gentleman,—I publish him to the world, a Liar, and a Coward.
The jury, by their special verdict, found, that on the 12th of August, 1811, Barry “did go without the limits, to wit, into the enclosure of one Henry Vrooman, which was formerly included within the liberties of the gaol; but by a subsequent survey, (made, however, before the execution of the bond, on which the suit was brought,) one part of...
I have had the honor to receive your letter, written in behalf of the Indiana Democratic State Convention, and asking my views and opinions in relation, 1st, to the chartering of a National Bank, or any other national institution.
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.
Resolved, That a committe of five be appointed, whose duty it shall be to open a correspondence with the distinguished Individuals of the democratic party, who have
nam been named as Candidates for the presidency and vice presidency—and enquire of them, their views and opinions in relation to the following subjects—
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.