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It was so obvious that the most malignant spirit of slander and intrigue would be busy that, without any enquiry, I set down as calumny every tale calculated to disturb our harmony. My friends are often more irritable and more credulous: fortunately I am the depository of all their Cares and anxieties, and I invariably pronounce to be a lie, every thing which ought not to be true— my former...
after detaining the enclosed for several days in hopes of a safe private conveyance, I hazard it by Mail under Cover to Captn. Duncanson , a name less calculated to excite curiosity than that of T.J.—The post office in this City is kept by a Man of strict honor and integrity—Nothing is to apprehended here. how you are in Washington I know not— We still hope that you have the Vote of your...
Yesterday Mr. Van Benthuysen handed me your obliging letter . Govr. Fenner is principally responsible for the unfortunate result of the election in R.I. So late as semptember, he told me personally that you would have every Vote in that State and that A. would certainly have one & probably two: this he confirmed by a Verbal Message to me through a confidential friend in October. He has lately...
The family of Alston of South Carolina is probably well known to you—The Young gentleman who will hand you this, bids fair to do honor to his Name and his Country—His Warmest wishes, and his influence which is already important, are engaged in promoting your election—He has passed through the eastern States and is now on his return to attend the Legislature of S.C. of Which he is a Member—I...
The enclosed is nearly correct—our Majorities are Something larger than there Stated— Our Three Senators for this district are undoubtedly elected—The Victory is complete and the Manner of it highly honorable—On the part of the Republicans there has been no indecency, no unfairness, no personal abuse—on the other Side, the influence and authority of Office have openly perverted and prostituted...
Mr. Alexander Woolcott of Connecticut must be know to you by Reputation—I take the liberty to introduce him to you personally. His patriotism and his talents entitle him to every degree of Respect & consideration, and I persuade myself that you will be gratified by the opportunity of cultivating his acquaintance. I am Dr. Sir with very great Respect Your friend &c RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as...
Being last fall in Ontario County, I spent a day in examining the records to discover the Situation of R.M.’s property. I find that every acre of his land hath been conveyed between the Months of January & July 98 &, as far as I can learn, for good considerations. An attachment, for the benefit of all the Creditors, issued in March 98 & if prosecuted must exclude any creditor from a partial...
Have the goodness to inform me how long you will remain in Phila. if till the close of the Session, I hope to come & pass an hour with you. No freedom of communication, by letter, can be indulged consistently with any degree of discretion Be assured of my very great attachment & esteem RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ: “Burr Aaron. recieved in his lre of May 24.98. forwarded to Dr Currie,” which...
This will be presented to you by Captain Aupaumut Chief of the Moheakuns,—a Man of perfectly decent Manners and deportment and Who has been Useful to the U.S. in War and in Nigociation. He is solicitous to be made known to you, and I have thought that you would consider an estimable and intelligent Man of his Nation as a desireable acquaintance. I am with very great Respect Your assured & Obt...
I thank you my dear Sir, I thank you sincerely for your letter . The Moment requires free communication among those who adhere to the principles of our Revolution. The Conduct of some individuals of the Treaty Majority has disappointed me a good deal. That of the executive something also, but much less. From the insidious professions Which were made in Feby. and March I had been led to hope...