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Your sollicitations are with me more cogent motives than with his slave are the mandates of a despot. Page 1, line 9, &c. is not the parliamentary term ‘leave out’ instead of ‘strike out’? 21. the statement seemeth exact. 23. the question is simply, that the committee do agree to it, if amendments be not made, or, if they be, that the committee do agree to it, with the amendments 24. the final...
9. In Committee . The paper before a committee, whether select or of the whole, may be a bill, resolutions, draught of an address &c. and it may either originate with them, or be referred to them. in every case the whole paper is read first by the clerk, & then by the chairman by paragraphs, Scob. 49. pausing at the end of the paragraph, & putting questions for amending if proposed. in the...
Whenever that εγχειριδιον περι την σνμβουλην νομοθετικην , which thou art preparing, shall be published, as i anxiously hope it will be, reserve two or three copies for me. Adieu. RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as received 29 Apr. and so recorded in SJL . εγχειριδιον περι την σνμβουλην νομοθετικην : “Manual of the Legislative Counsel,” or, more literally, “Handbook of the Lawmaker’s Advice.”
After the seventh decad of my years began i learned to write with the left hand, as you may see by this specimen, and that with ease, although slowly. yet if to write were painfull, i should, before this time, have answered your letter of 28 of february: but i have been endeavouring to recollect what little of parliamentary procedings i formerly knew, and find myself unable to give information...
George Keith Taylor sent to me a letter written to him by Caleb Lownes , in which that benevolent man consenteth to superintend our hospital for reception and amendment of sinners formerly doomed to the gibbet. i was desired to hand the letter to the governor, which hath been done, and to do what is mentioned in the subjoined extract from his letter to me: ‘will you be so good as to write to...