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This circular which I take the Liberty of addressing to you is the effusion of an old fellow who has like your Honour retired from the world to repose on the Bosom of Literature, and tho: my “ Circular ” will not give me place with Campbell and Tom Moore I dare swear your excellency will agree it is equal to the subject. Before I take my leave allow me in the fullness of my heart to seize upon...
Knowing it will give you great pleasure to hear that your old and valued friend M r Charles Pinckney has after much intreating, complied very reluctantly with the wishes of his Republican friends— to become a Candidate in order to keep a very able and popular Federalist General Huger from Representing Charleston in Congress, we have the pleasure to inform you that after the warmest contest...
I rejoice to find you engaged in your latter days, in so laudable an undertaking as that of perfecting a system for the education of our youth: an estabilishement much wanted on your side of the mountains: and which must hereafter prove a great blessing to our posterity. But, what has astonished me more than all the miracles of Moses , is, that the birth state of Washington , Jefferson ,...
Observing in the Enquirer, a Letter from yourself , addressed to “ Charles Pinckney Esqr. ” I concluded to send you a few remarks on certain passages of your Letter; and, believe me Sir, my design is to say say nothing but what has a direct tendency to promote your happiness in this world and the next . I greatly esteem your character Sir, and am thankful to GOD and you for the great Services...
I feel an increasing concern for your happiness and salvation. Since the enclosed was sealed, the Enquirer again has fell into my hands, in which I find much said in favour of the “ Luminous pen and influence of Thomas Jefferson Esqr.” O! my friend, your Country will never forget you! All ranks extol your character, and praise GOD for your abilities & c But, with the talents of an Angel, a man...
What can be your thoughts on the distracted Country by your Philosophical arts & intrigues ( Embargoes &c) for if the righteous is scarcely saved where will thee &c appear I wish you a warm reception—as also another whom would be duly gratified within the lower regions & would as a Ferryman of Charons Ferry Boat built on the model of Gun Boat N o 1 I wish that you send me a Commodore worthy of...
I am once more seated to perform a duty which unintentionly has been delayed too long. But as I have your promise to answer me when I write, no circumstance shall prevent my enjoying that pleasure. Altho we are seperated by an immense tract of country yet there still exists a tie between us which will forever make the situation of the one more or less interesting to the other of us; the...
Altho you are advanced in life—yet your Vision is clear—& judgement sound—therefore justice must be felt—& patriotism yet uppermost in your Consideration,—an old personal friend—has made up his mind—to say a few words—on the Subject of our next president—Altho’ strange as it may appear—the present one has just entered on the last term—but such is The State of man—such his activity in the...
Excuse me of taking the liberty to send you one of the papers inclosed within concerning the African Abolition of Slave Trade DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
without pretensions to the weight of character, that would justify the appearance of my signature, I have attempted to explain to the people their real situation.—Amendments in the constitution of the state, (amounting almost to a radical change) has become absolutely necessary. The Aristocratic few, who rule, need these amendments, as well as the majority who Submit; but a love of power has...