John Van Buren and Vanderpoel family correspondence, 1826-1861.


Van Buren, John, 1810-1866. John Van Buren and Vanderpoel family correspondence, 1826-1861.

John Van Buren and Vanderpoel family correspondence, 1826-1861.

This collection consists of photocopies of fifty-four letters from the microfilmed collection, Vanderpoel-Treadwell Papers. These letters, dating from 1826 to 1861, are primarily addressed to John Van Buren or Susan (Foster) Vanderpoel. Correspondents include M.H. Duer, Eliza R. Yates, Abraham Van Buren, Edwin Croswell, Washington Irving, Charles E. Anderson, Aaron Vanderpoel, William C. Rives, J.B. Chapman, Roger B. Taney, Smith Thompson Van Buren, Delia T. Parnell, C. Frothingham, J. Howard March, D.C. Le Roy, Silas Wright, Thomas Farrington (writing to Silas Wright), George F. Thomson, A. Vanderpoel, Jr., Ellen A. (Foster) Tabb (sister of Susan Vanderpoel), Henry W. Tabb, Adams Foster (father of Susan Vanderpoel), Isaac Vanderpoel, Reverend Joseph R. Jones, Beverley Robinson, Jr., James Price, and some unidentified correspondents. Two of the letters are to Martin Van Buren. Also included are two codicils to wills of James Vanderpoel, signed by Moses Patten, Surrogate of Albany (John Van Buren is listed as an executor), a passport to John Van Buren as attache to the American Legation in French from A. Vail, a bank check to "J.S." and a note to the cashier at Manhattan Bank. Most of the correspondence deals with personal and family matters, John Van Buren's trips to Europe, the Anti-Rent War, and various legal topics.

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Van Buren, John, 1810-1866 (person)

Lawyer. He denounced fugitive slave law, delegate to nearly all Democratic state conventions between 1836-1848. From the description of Letter, 1851 January 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122582906 John Van Buren (1810-1866) was son of the United States President, Martin Van Buren and served as New York State Attorney General from 1845 to 1847. Susan Foster Vanderpoel (1832-1907) was his brother-in-law's wife. From the description of John Van Buren and Vander...

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Croswell, Edwin, 1797-1871 (person)

Editor and journalist. From the description of Edwin Croswell correspondence, 1831. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450240 ...

Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 (person)

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Patten, Moses, 1793-1867 (person)

Van Buren, Abraham, 1807-1873 (person)

Tabb, Henry W. (Henry Wythe), 1791-1864 (person)

Van Buren, Smith Thompson, 1817-1876 (person)

Parnell, Delia Tudor Stewart, 1816-1898 (person)

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Chapman, J. B., active 1832 (person)

Yates, E. R. (Eliza R.) (person)

Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864 (person)

Roger Taney was Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1853. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191048726 American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to J. Kennedy Furlong, 1855 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574484 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to M. St. Clair Clarke, 1842 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Foster, A. (Adams), 1794-1860 (person)

Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868 (person)

William Cabell Rives was the son of Robert and Margaret Jordan (Cabell) Rives. He was educated at Hampden-Sydney College and at the College of William and Mary where he graduated in 1809. He studied law and politics under Thomas Jefferson. Rives served in the War of 1812 and in the Virginia House of Delegates. After his marriage, he lived at "Castle Hill," Albemarle County, Va. Rives served in the U. S. House of Representatives, 1823-1829 and in the U. S. Senate. He also was minister to France a...

Tabb, E. A. (Ellen A.), 1828-1858 (person)

Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 (person)

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Anderson, Charles E., active 1831 (person)

Vanderpoel family (family)

Vanderpoel, James, 1787-1843 (person)

Frothingham, Charles W. (person)

Price, James R. (person)

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Wright, Silas, 1795-1847 (person)

Son of Silas and Eleanor Goodale Wright. Silas practiced law in Canton, N.Y.; married Clarissa Moody, 1833; was a politician, holding offices of County Surrogate, state senator, U.S. Congressman and Senator, 1833-1844, and Governor of New York 1844-1846. From the description of Papers, 1800-1983, 1800-1847 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155472289 Statesman, governor of New York State. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, to the publish...

Robinson, Beverley, 1779-1857 (person)

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Vanderpoel, Susan, 1832-1907 (person)

Vail, Aaron, 1796-1878 (person)

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Farrington, Thomas, 1799-1872 (person)

Epithet: of Stowe MS 191 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000981.0x000012 ...

Thomson, Geo. F. (George F.) (person)

Van Buren family (family)

Vanderpoel, Aaron, 1799-1870 (person)

Aaron Vanderpoel (1799-1870) was a lawyer, later a judge, in Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York, and in New York City. He was administrator of the estate of William Temple Franklin (1760-1823), the grandson of Benjamin Franklin. From the guide to the Aaron Vanderpoel papers, 1770-1866, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) BIOGHIST REQUIRED New York lawyer. Vanderpoel specialized in corporation and municipal law. From the guide to t...