From William Ellery
Newport [Rhode Island] September 30, 1794. “I acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 10th. of this month;1 I shall do every thing in my power to secure a just issue in the case of Pierce.2 It is not the practice in this State to strike juries.…”
LC, Newport Historical Society, Newport, Rhode Island.
1. Letter not found, but see dealer’s catalogue description printed under this date.