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2 March 1810, Representatives Chamber. Encloses a letter he has detained for some time while waiting to see if the bill for an additional judgeship in the Mississippi Territory would pass. RC ( DNA : RG 59, LAR , 1809–17, filed under “Alston”). 1 p. Alston served as a Republican congressman from North Carolina between 1799 and 1815 and again from 1825 to 1831. Enclosure was probably Marmaduke...
5 November 1811 , “ Representative Chamber .” States that while he was in Petersburg, the collector, Dr. Shore, died, and that he was applied to by almost everyone to recommend Shore’s son, Thomas Shore, as his replacement. The son had been conducting the business of the place for four years during his father’s indisposition. “Coln. Goodwin this moment informed me that he had just received a...
Having determined to retire after the termination of the present session, I am desirous of aiding in carrying into execution the treaty lately entered into with the creek Indians, should the bill now before the House be enacted into a law I will with great pleasure accept the appointment of one of the commissioners to assertain & fix the boundery, I think it would be pleasing to many...
It may not be otherwise than gratifying to you to hear from one who you have long known and whose political course seldom if ever differed from yours Your late vote in convention where you stood alone I should feel proud of, having viewed your proceedings throughout I think you have very few if any old friends here who does not feel perfectly satisfied The vote you give alone I most certainly...