3 edition of Letters addressed to Martin Van Buren, esq., Secretary of State found in the catalog.
Letters addressed to Martin Van Buren, esq., Secretary of State
Written in English
|Contributions||Cochrane, James, supposed author., Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||E387 .C82|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||15|
|LC Control Number||10011339|
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As a young lawyer, Van Buren was a protégé of Aaron Burr. Their physical resemblance prompted rumors that Van Buren was Burr’s illegitimate son. He was not, but Van Buren was Burr’s political heir and turned Burr’s political organization into a state and national power. Jackson “shed tears of regret” when he read the letter of his old friend Martin Van Buren. “I would to god I had been at Mr. V. B. elbow when he closed his letter. I would have brought to his view the proper conclusion.” The only course of action left was to dump Van Buren as a presidential candidate and nominate someone else, someone.
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The Martin Van Buren Papers, one of twenty-three presidential collections in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, contains more than 6, items dating from to circa The bulk of the material dates from the s, when Van Buren () was a U.S.
senator from New York, through his service as secretary of state and vice president in the Andrew Jackson administrations. Manuscript letter in a secretarial hand appointing a former Maine Supreme Court justice to the position of Minister to the Netherlands, signed by Secretary of State and future president Martin Van Buren.
This letter appoints a powerful Maine judge, William P. Preble to be a diplomat to the Netherlands. Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Letter to Martin Van Buren" () was written in response to the government's efforts to remove the Cherokee people from their native lands.
In his letter to then-president Martin Van Buren, Emerson strongly represents that he, as well as other citizens of the American nation, feel that the American government is committing a serious evil crime in proceeding Secretary of State book the removal of.
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MARTIN VAN BUREN (), a shrewd politician known as "The Little Magician" and "Old Kinderhook" (the origin of the term "OK") had been a U.S. Senator() and Governor of New York (). He was Jackson's Secretary of State until Aprilwhen he was appointed Minister to Great n quarreled bitterly with John C.
Calhoun, Vice President in his first term, and. After much behind the scenes debate and maneuvering, Jackson wrote a polite request on Februasking Van Buren to become Secretary of State, the top appointed post.
The published letters of Jackson include the February 14 letter but nothing else addressed to Van Buren during this period--certainly no reply to a letter about the. "State of the Union Addresses" from Martin Van Buren.
Martin Van Buren, the eighth President of the United States (). Martin Van Buren was the eighth president of the United States having served from to Following are quotes from the man known as the "Little Magician." He was president during the Panic of and blocked the admission of Texas as a state.
Martin Van Buren was appointed Secretary of State by President Andrew Jackson on March 6, Van Buren served in that capacity from Mato Ma He was an astute career politician who approached foreign affairs with caution.
Martin Van Buren, 10th Secretary of State. The letters mainly deal with political affairs such as state election results, presidential candidates, and tariffs. The remainder of the letters relate to William H. Crawford, the Secretary of the Treasury (), and to Martin Van Buren, former president of the United States ().
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Resigning as secretary of state in to permit reorganization of the cabinet, he served briefly as minister to Great Britain. In Van Buren was nominated for the vice presidency by the first national convention of the Democratic Party; he replaced John C.
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Martin Van Buren’s most popular book is Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America. Martin Van Buren () In Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution of the United States of America, the following requirements are stipulated for those wishing to hold the office of the President of the United States.
No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President. Papers of Levi Woodbury document his service as U.S. secretary of the navy in Andrew Jackson's cabinet, U.S.
secretary of the treasury in the Jackson and Martin Van Buren administrations, U.S. senator from New Hampshire, governor of New Hampshire, lawyer, and judge.
Van Buren became a lawyer in Inhe was elected a New York State Senator. He was then elected to the US Senate in He worked while Senator to support Andrew Jackson in the Election of He held the seat of New York Governor for only three months in before becoming Jackson's Secretary of State ().
Polk also consulted Van Buren in the formation of his cabinet, but offended Van Buren by offering to appoint a New Yorker only to the lesser post of Secretary of War, rather than as Secretary of State or Secretary of the ed by: Andrew Jackson.
Organization of Documents. The current corpus of letters from which we are working is the Papers of Martin Van Buren microfilm edition, completed at Pennsylvania State University between and The editors have organized the digital portion of this project into fourteen discrete series and have identified the major topics in each.
Martin Van Buren left the Senate in and ran successfully for governor of New York, but he gave up that post after Jackson defeated Adams and made Van Buren his secretary of state.The more I learned about James Buchanan, the more he seemed a mix of equal parts of John Quincy Adams, Martin Van Buren and Franklin Pierce- with pastoral Pennsylvanian rather than New England roots.
JQ Adams: for his extensive experience as a lawyer, diplomat, US Senator and Secretary of State Martin Van Buren: primarily for.