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    • Mason, Stevens Thomson
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    • Madison, James
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If any information it may be in my power to furnish you or any services I can render you here, should be deemed by you a sufficient equivalent, I shall be happy in future in being numbered among your correspondents. The present moment however affords nothing interesting. The fate of Mr Nicholas’s motion for disbanding the additional army, you will have seen in the newspapers. As also the...
Your letter like mine was a long time reaching its destination, owing I presume to the state of the roads. The newspapers will have announced to you from time to time the progress of business here. The Bankrupt Bill after every out of doors effort past the H of Reps by the casting vote of the Speaker only. On the question for its second reading in the Senate it would have been rejected, but...
I inclose you the Bill concerning the Presendential [ sic ] elections, as it has finally passed the Senate. Some of its early friends protested against it, after the 7th Section was stricken out, enough to have rejected it. Yet they either evaded the vote or voted for it declaring their abhorrence of it but expressing a hope that the House of Reps would make it better. Livermore was the only...
The presedential election bill of the Senate labours in the house of Reps. A motion to postpone it till next Session was on Friday last lost 52 to 48 many who voted agt the postponement declare themselves opposed to the bill and that they will not vote for it in any thing like its present form. It is now in the hands of a select committee and a new project is I am told agreed on. I have not...