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I do not write to you now as a Public Minister, tho’ I have a heartfelt pleasure in your being so, and at the very court where I long wished you to reside. The office of Chief Justice of this State now engages my principal attention; having quit the Congress in 1783. The affairs of our University, Philosophical & Agriculture Societies &c. employ my vacant time; and I enjoy a good state of...
I do not write to you now as a Public Minister, tho’ I have a heartfelt pleasure in your being so, and at the very court where I long wished you to reside. The office of Chief Justice of this State now engages my principal attention; having quit the Congress in 1783. The affairs of our University, Philosophical & Agricultural Societies &c. employ my vacant time; and I enjoy a good state of...
Please to pay the above Sum of Thirty five Guineas to the Honble. Cotton Tufts or order and Charge it to account of Cash advanced agreeable to your Letter of Advice (by Mr Cutting) to 35 Guineas your most Obedt. Hum. Servt. DLC : Personal Papers—Miscellaneous.
I am much obliged to you for the esteemed present of your Book, "in defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America". It came to hand on the 27th. instant, and I have read it through with great pleasure. The balance of the one, the few & the many, is not well poised in this State; the legislature is too powerful for the executive and judicial branches of government;...