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I have long intended to write to you but somehow or other have neglected it—it is a long while since we have seen each other—within a few days it will be 33 Years the day we dined together on signing the Constitution —what changes have taken place since & in my opinion, one of the worst to us is that we are so much older than we were then—for in spite of all that the divines & philosophers may...
It Being discovered great pains had Been taken to circulate & reprint the Pamphlet against our worthy & excellent friend Colonel Monroe in all the federal Papers in North Carolina & in this & the neighbouring States it has Been Thought adviseable By his friends here that I should answer it. A copy of what is said on this occasion is enclosed which I am hopeful will meet your Approbation & that...
I had the honour to write to you from Columbia immediately on the close of the last Election & to congratulate you & our Country on its succesful & honourable termination, & afterwards on the subject of Colonel John Taylor. I now take the liberty of addressing you for the purpose of introducing to you Major Noah of this City who having as I understand some public business at Washington wishes...
I wrote you the other day recommending to you a gentleman who will forward the letter —since this as I stated to you we have on the 2d given to you an unanimous vote by our Electors & North Caroline having done the same fixes you in the Chair for 4 Years more on which Event I congratulate yourself & our Country—it is one I never had any doubt of but as there was a stir in some of the northern...
Colonel Lehré a gentleman of this place & one of the Representatives for our City in the Legislature informs me he has some idea of going to the northward & has requested a line of introduction to you which I give to him with great pleasure as he is a decided Republican & friend to your administration & no man can give a better or more correct view of the state of parties or politics in this...
I had the honour to recieve your polite & friendly favour of the 10th: ultimo & shall do myself the pleasure to write you more at length as soon as I see the Course our public affairs will take after you hear from Europe. My object at present is to mention the death of Judge Bee the Judge of this district, & to recommend John D Heath Esquire to fill his place, a Gentleman of the Bar of this...
It is some time since I had the pleasure to write to you, but as I know the pleasure you will feel in finding that the spirit of our first revolutionary years still exists I take the liberty of inclosing you a report I have drawn & submitted to the House of Representatives & which has just unanimously passed without the alteration of a single word: as the Post goes out in an hour & I am now...
I wrote to you a few days agoe stating the nature of the Trade carried on between Amelia & the southern states & how highly advantageous to Great Britain the present nonintercourse act was in enabling her to pour her manufactures in upon us, free of duty , to bring them in her own Ships & carry away in them , all our produce that she wants at her own prices. I did not know whether this state...
I had the honour, of writing you lately, which, I hope you have received. At the request, of a number, Of our Respectable Citizens, who have not the pleasure, of a Personal Acquaintance with you, I take the liberty, of, transmitting you Some intelligence, which it is believed, important you Should Possess. I do so, because at, this time, it is almost impossible, for our Members of, Congress,...
Believing that at this time it would be agreeable to you to recieve those expressions of approbation of your conduct & pledges of support which the inclosed resolutions contain; as soon as we recieved your proclamation myself & a few of your friends held a private meeting to determine on convening a general Meeting of the inhabitants of this City & its Neighbourhood; on the ground that as she...