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I beg leave to have the honor of submitting to Your perussal the copy of a Memorial, which I intend shortly to present to the Congress, accompanied by a statement of the facts and circumstances, on which I found a claim to a further compensation from the United States. As the first Magistrate of the Nation, You Sir cannot but have a peculiar sensibillity to whatever may in its consequences...
Though sensibly imprest with the marks of confidence & freindship, you have been pleased to manifest for me, since my arrival in America. Nothing but the most urgent necessity could induce me at this time, to divert your attention from more important Objects of National concern, to the consideration of one, which may be of a more personal nature. Unaccustomed to suffer pecuniary distress...