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From the representations that have been made to us respecting the conduct of Jacob Coleman previous to the crime of robbing the mail of which he was convicted in a court of the United States and for which he is now suffering the punishment; and also from the statement which we understand has been made by the inspectors of the Prison of Philadelphia of his conduct since his confinement, we the...
I have examined and could find no foundations for the report of an opposition in the assembly of Pennsylva to permitting the public Road to pass, On the contrary a Bill has passed the one Branch without opposition and probably both Houses before this time. They however think it strange that after taking a Course to Brownsville which being continued would have gone through one of the most...
About two weeks after you had made enquiry at me whether I thought Mr Shrader would be disirous to be appointed at Detroit I wrote to him in Answer to a Letter from him, requesting to be informed of his Wish and hinted at the Same time that a few lines to me in french for your perusal might be of use in consequence of this I have received the enclosed. He further informs me that being disposed...
It has been mentioned to me that Cornelius Vanhorne makes application for the appointment of receiver of the Land office at Zanesville to which place he is about to remove with his family and that a recommendation from me might be proper this I cannot refuse to Mr Vanhorne who however himself does not ask it. My own opinion is that such a recommendation to the president is not necessary,...
The Subscribers have for a number of years past been well acquainted with John Badolet Esqr, Associate Judge for the County of Green in the state of pennsylva, have a high opinion of his Integrity and talents and with Confidence recommend him to the president of the United states as a suitable person to be appointed for Register of the land office to be established at Vincenes we being...
When the Constitution of pennsylva. was revised it was believed that many persons held offices that were ill qualified for the trust, and that being appointed either by a single Branch Legislature as a popular Executive consisting of a Member from each County. The appointments were too often conferred in Consequence of Bargains among the Members to serve each others friends, and that the same...
I have been honored by the receipt of a Letter from your hand of the 24 of march, Though I used the freedom of writing to you, I neither claimed nor expected the Indulgence of an Answer, but am very thankfull for it, Mine from greencastle was wrote at the instance of Friends in different Counties through which I passed and where I made some stay and who are old and steady republicans with some...
I have to acknolege the receipt of your favors of Feb. 28. and Mar. 5. I thank you for the information they contain, and will always be thankful to you for information in the same line. it will always be interesting to me to know the impression made by any particular thing on the public mind. my idea is that where two measures are equally right, it is a duty to the people to adopt that one...
After the freedom I have used in writing to you under cover to Mr Gregg a few days Since, the present attempt might Justly require an apology. The confidence I have of your good nature and of your favourable opinion of my intentions, is however the only apollogy I shall make free to offer Since the State Legislature adjourned I have travailed through several of the most oppulent Counties of...