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Letter not found. 10 December 1788 . Acknowledged in Carrington to JM, 19 Dec. 1788 . Hopes Carrington will become a candidate for the House of Representatives.
Letter not found. ca. 18 July 1787. Acknowledged in Edward Carrington to JM, 25 July 1787 . Requests Carrington to forward by John Paul Jones JM’s letter of 18 July to Jefferson . Has settled Carrington’s account with Major Turner.
Letter not found. 7 January 1788. Acknowledged in Carrington to JM, 18 Jan. 1788 . Reports foreign news, including “the Memorials of France & England.”
Letter not found. 6 June 1788 . Acknowledged in Carrington to JM, 17 June 1788 . Reports gains for Federalists at the Virginia convention, but cannot predict the outcome.
Letter not found. 8 April 1789. Acknowledged in Carrington to JM, 12 May 1789 . Encloses application of William Mason for military claim.
Letter not found. 13 June 1788 . Acknowledged in Carrington to JM, 25 June 1788 . Apparently reports that the Federalists’ prospects at the Richmond convention depend upon favorable votes within the Kentucky delegation.
I have just received your two favors of Octob. 23. and that of Nov. 10. I am much obliged to you for your hints in the Danish business. They are the only information I have on that subject except the resolution of Congress, and warn me of a rock on which I should most certainly have split. The vote plainly points out an Agent, only leaving it to my discretion to substitute another. My judgment...
Incertain whether you might be at New York at the moment of Colo. Franks’s arrival, I have inclosed my private letters for Virginia under cover to our delegation in general, which otherwise I would have taken the liberty to inclose particularly to you, as best acquainted with the situation of the persons to whom they are addressed. Should this find you at New York, I will still ask your...
I have received with great pleasure your friendly letter of Apr. 24. It has come to hand after I had written my letters for the present conveiance, and just in time to add this to them. I learn with great pleasure the progress of the new Constitution. Indeed I have presumed it would gain on the public mind, as I confess it has on my own. At first, tho I saw that the great mass and groundwork...
Since mine of the 16th. January I have been honoured by your favors of Apr. 24. and June 9. I am happy to find that the states have come so generally into the scheme of the Federal Convention, from which I am sure we shall see wise propositions. I confess I do not go as far in the reforms thought necessary as some of my correspondents in America; but if the Convention should adopt such...