New york June 1. 1802
Having a private Conveyance I take the Liberty to inclose you a Pamphlet just Published.1
If I can on any occassion Render my services acceptable to you at this place, where I have made an establishment in the Commission business, I shall have particular2 therein, being with real esteem Dear Sir Your mo He
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.
1. The pamphlet was probably [James Cheetham], A Narrative of the Suppression by Col. Burr, of the History of the Administration of John Adams (New York, 1802; Shaw and Shoemaker description begins R. R. Shaw and R. H. Shoemaker, comps., American Bibliography: A Preliminary Checklist for 1801–1819 (22 vols. to date; New York, 1958—). description ends 2021), publication of which on 29 May 1802 ignited a pamphlet war between followers of Aaron Burr and those of George and DeWitt Clinton that lasted well into 1803 (“The Pamphlet War,” 15 July 1802, Kline, Papers of Burr description begins Mary-Jo Kline, ed., Political Correspondence and Public Papers of Aaron Burr (2 vols.; Princeton, N.J., 1983). description ends , 2:724–28). JM’s copy is in the Madison Collection, Rare Book Department, University of Virginia Library.
2. Maury omitted a word here.