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    • Evans, Robert J.
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    • Adams, John
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    • post-Madison Presidency

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I have taken the liberty of forwarding to you the first number of a periodical work entitled the “Rural Magazine” which is published this day. The Editors are sons of Mr. Benjamin Johnson one of the oldest and most respectable booksellers of this city under whose immediate superintendance it will be conducted. As Agriculture is one of the first of acts both in order of time and in importance,...
I have again the gratification, of acknowledging the receipt of a letter from you; a gratification, which with the utmost sincerity I assure you, is of no ordinary kind. The opinions relative to Paine , and his infamy of character, are it is beleived, perfectly coincident, with those of the wise and good, wherever this disturber of the peace of nations, and this enemy to social happiness was...
Your letter of the 14th. current is before me. Be pleased to accept my sincere thanks, for that and other favours of the kind, which were as unmerited on my part, as they are valuable and interesting in themselves. The real character of an action, is always ascertained by the character of the motive, which led to it. Notwithstanding therefore, you may regret the part you took in first...
Profoundly impressed with the conviction, that the time has arrived when some plan should be adopted for the eventual total extirpation of Slavery from the United States; I am endeavouring through the medium of the National Intelligencer, under the assumed signature of “Benjamin Rush,” to call the attention of the American People to the subject. Knowing your devotedness to the best interests...
Be pleased to accept my thanks for your valuable letter. The important observations contained in it, I intend to incorporate in a future communication to the Editors of the National Intelligencer— If any thing further should occur to you as a subject equally important with any that can engage the serious attention of this Nation it would be esteemed a great favour, if you would indulge me with...
With undissembled pleasure, I embrace the first leisure moment, to acknowledge the receipt of your interesting letter of the 12th. instant. The anecdote of Paine is characteristick, and the moral inference to be drawn from it, striking and important. It will doubtless, generally turn out to be true, that the man whatever may be his professions, who cites the authority of the Bible, to sustain...