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    • Madison, James
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    • Dayton, Jonathan
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    • Madison Presidency

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The letters to be answered under address to Mr Levi Canning &c. has [ sic ] been recd. The friendly motives & public objects which they manifest, as well as the interesting observations contained in them, entitle the writer to acknowledgments. Any further communications having in view the public good will of course be acceptable. Draft ( NjP ). Unsigned. Addressee not indicated; identified on...
Your letter of Mar. 29. has been duly recd. Under the circumstances & arrangements necessary to be consulted, there would be difficulties in introducing your talents & experience into the military establishment, which do not permit me to hold out that prospect. I can only therefore do justice, as well to the examplary sentiments your letter expresses, as to the motives which prompted the offer...
In the latter end of the year 1808, & Spring of 1809, two anonymous letters were addressed, one to the then Secy. of State, the other to the P. of the U. S. They related to a projected severance of the Union, brought to the knowledge of the writer, which was to be undertaken in case of a rupture with G. B. under the managemt. of men of high standing; but was obviated for the time by the...