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    • Ellsworth, Oliver
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    • Adams, John
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    • Adams Presidency

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I am this moment honored with your letter of the 22d.—and must apologize for my mistake concerning Judge Cushing.—When I wrote I had only seen here his letter to Judge Law, in which he said he was “under the Docters care & could not attend the Court at Hartford”—and from thence inferred that he would not go to Vermont. Since then his letter to me, which had get to Windsor & lain there two or...
Since you passed on, I have concluded to meet Governor Davie at Trenton, which he probably will expect; and which, besides putting it in our power to pay you our joint respects, and to receive as fully any communication of your views as you may wish to make; may enable me to accompany him Eastward, should you continue inclined to such suspension of our Mission as, under present aspects,...
If the present convulsion in France, and the sumptoms of a greater change at hand, should induce you, as many seem to expect, to postpone for a short time, the mission to that country, I wish for the earliest notice of it. The Circuit Court here in this State and Vermont, fell thro’ last spring from the indisposition of Judge Chase, and must now fall thro’ again from the indisposition of Judge...
Constantly afflicted with the gravel, and the gout in my kidnies, the unfortunate fruit of sufferings at Sea, and by a winters journey through Spain, I am not in a condition to undertake a voyage to America at this late season of the year; nor if I were there, should I be able to discharge my official duties. I must therefore pray you, Sir, to accept this my resignation of the office of Chief...