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Edmond Charles Genet to MVB, 3 March 1825

From E[dmond] C[harles] Genet[ref]A former French ambassador, Genet had settled in New York in 1794. His first wife, Cornelia, was New York governor George Clinton’s daughter; his second wife, Martha, was Postmaster General Samuel Osgood’s daughter.[/ref] ¬†Prospect Hill March. 3d 1825. ¬†Dear Sir You have been one of the commissioners appointed by the State to… Continue Reading

MVB to Charles Edward Dudley, 1 January 1825

To Charles Edward Dudley[ref]Dudley (1780-1841) was a member of the Albany Regency and served in the New York state senate from 1820-1825.[/ref] Washington Jany 1st 1825 My dear Sir, I write principally for the purpose of wishing you & Mrs. D. a happy new year. News I cannot give you. The Presidential question is about… Continue Reading

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      Clay, Edward W. Going up Salt River. Illustration. New York: Published by John Childs, 1840. From Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2008661384/ (accessed October 21, 2016).

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