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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.
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...
Your unexpected departure prevented my making you acquainted with the merits of my defence agt. Clarks suit. That no unnecessary delay may take place I authorize you to agree to submit it to any person you think proper, & to appoint a time for the hearing. Let it be however sufficiently far ahead to enable me to prepare my defence.
I have arived at Utica & I called on Mr.
I know not what fees you allude to. When I was in Albany last, I paid Mr Bloodgood & took a receipt in full. I have never issued a writ or filed a plea since. The same year I paid Mr Farilie for the Year <before> any <cent>. I only wish to know how & why I am charged fees when I have done no business, and have my receipt in full....
I recd your's calling on me for the amt of the judgt in favor of the People.
If it be consistant I desire you to delay execution until the first of Octr next, as I cannot conveniently nor with out loss pay it before.
In the mean time please accept my acknowledgment of your politeness.
Mr. House of the county of [Otse]go is ejected for 200 [. . .] which he holds under lease from me, I hold my title from the State, these lands were conveyed to me by Jeremiah Van Rensselaer & Henry Dothout commissioners of forfiture.
Will you have the goodness to Inform ^me^ where it will be Convenient for you to hear & determine the Interest of the State in Lands in Jesops Patent forfited on the attainder of Edwd. & Ebn.
I rec'd a visit from a Gentleman who demanded of me money in behalf of this State which is their due and my duty to pay, by reason of wrong information I have neglected paying the Intrest supposing that the Law did not req^u^ire payments on Interes[t] untill 1817 but my misunderstanding does not pay my debt.
An assessment was made in the year 1812 under and pursuant to the act entitled, "An act further to improve the road from Hopkinton in the County of St. Lawrence to North West Bay on Lake Champlain," passed June 19. 1812, and returned to this office, charging among other lands, that part of the North West quarter of Township No.
I have just seen a letter from Mrs. <Vudenburgh> stating that she had been served with a process issued by you in behalf of the People. I suppose it is on some Bonds given by Mr. V. to the state for the purchase of lands. Will you be so good as to inform me what amt. is due the State, & how much must at all events be paid, & when.
I rec'd your Letter of the 9th. of May Respecting the prosecution against me in behalf of the People for a demand for Land lying in the Town of Sullivan. The sum due and now demanded as you informed me is $229.00 Exclusive of Cost, which Money must be paid but I Request to be indulgd untill the first of July where I will meet the demand and Cost.
There is a Sute Commenced a gainst me for the people—which I think must be for intrest due of Lot No 40 in the Northwest part of the Oneida Reservation and, if so, I conseve by the act passed—Last Winter for the relief of the actual settlers on said tract that I shall have the intrest remitted—for I have been an actual settler for seven years and have made...
Your favor of the 4 Oct, inst. respecting the money I collected on the execution in favor of the people vs. Calvin Hyde I shall forward the first safe conveyance.
You will no doubt have heard that General Cass has been perambulating the states of the Union in search ("not of a father" like Marryat's Japhet) but of people willing to making him a father to our great Republic.
Will you have the goodness to let me know whether in your opinion, the 15th.
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.