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    • McKean, Thomas
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Your favor of the 2d. instant did not come to hand until last Saturday night; I had written a long answer, and detailed my intended operations in case of a certain unfortunate event in the decision of the House of Representatives of the U.S. Engaged in this work a little before eleven this forenoon our Express arrived from Washington with letters from my friends, announcing the glorious...
The important election has been so far favorable for the Republicans; you & Mr; Burr have 73 votes each, and the House of Representatives must, on the second Wednesday in the next month, chuse one of you two for President. As it appears from the explicit & honorable conduct of Mr; Burr there will be no competition on his part, it is reasonably to be expected that there can be no difficulty in...
This will be handed to you by Captain Thomas Mendenhall of the borough of Wilmington in the State of Delaware, he purposes to make a visit to the city of Washington and is desirous to have the honor of being introduced to you. Some of my friends in Wilmington have recommended him to me as a young Gentleman of integrity, of good information and genuine republican principles, and from my...
Believe me when I assure you, that it has not been owing to inattention or a want of the sincerest friendship that your favor of the 9th. of January has not been answered before now; but to my not having in it my power to do it in such a way as would be pleasing to you and satisfactory to myself. When I entered on the duties of my Station I found there was a great deal to do, and also to undo:...
Long ere this you must have learned, that at the election in behalf of this State of President & Vice-President of the United States, you & Mr; Burr had but eight votes, and Messrs. Adams & Pinckney seven votes each. Three fifths of the citizens of this State, had an opportunity afforded, would unquestionably have voted for the former; and tho’ this was a fact known & admitted, yet thirteen...