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It is impossible for the oldest Diplomatic Servant of the United States to suppress the joy which he feels at the happy news of the eminent dignity which has been conferred on Your Excellency by the unanimous voice of the Sages appointed for that purpose by the freest People on Earth, without highly participating in it with this noble People, and with them paying to your Excellency the justest...
Since full nine years I have the honor to be a Servant, as unexpectedly called as scrupulously loyal to the United States in this Country, I wanted only a proper occasion for paying your Excellncy directly my share in the admiration which Mankind owes to your Virtues. Now it presents itself with the most charming grace, my eagerness in taking it up, will not, I hope, appear unseasonable....