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Yours of the 23d. of November came this day to hand; and I thank you for the paper inclosed. The letter you wrote from Orange has not yet come to hand, and fear from the long delay that it will totally miscarry for which I shall be extreamly sorry. Nothing meterial has tra[n]spired here lately excerpt the late unluckey affair of Genl. St Clairs defeat, wherein it is said he lost between 900 &...
Your favor of the 22d. Feby. came to hand early in March. I return you my sincere thanks for the remarks, and information it contains; and shall always feel my self extreamly happy to have your future observations on any thing respecting our infant Country. Inclosed you will recive the Resolves passed by the Convention, [on] which our Constitution is to be builded. The emancipation of Slaves...
I now inclose you a copy of that part of our Constitution that provides for the establishment of the Judiciary, on which I will thank you for your opinion & also in what manner it wd. be most proper to regulate our inferior Courts, which together with the Revenue Law is a matter of the utmost consequence to this state. The Legislature of this State meets at Lexington on the first Monday in...
Letter not found. Ca. 12 May 1792. In his letter to JM of 8 May , Taylor wrote, “I shall have another opportunity of writing you again soon and inclosing you the Constitution,” in that of 17 May, “I wrote you a few days past and inclosed you our Constitution.” Taylor’s enclosure was A Constitution or Form of Governmen [ t ] for the State of Kentucky (Lexington, 1792; Evans Charles Evans, ed.,...
I wrote you a few days past and inclosed you our Constitution, and its probable this will reach you by the same conveyance. Yesterday the Electors made the inclosed return, of Governour and Senators, which has given pretty general satisfaction. The party that persued the Indians that was about Frankford returned without success—making a discovery of a great deal of sign of large parties, and...
The first session of our Assembly ended the 29th. June, during which time only two acts of considerable importance passed, One respecting the Revenue, the other the Judiciary. The first occationed much altercation on the mode of taxing Land whether it should be by the acre only, or to class it in three qualities—it was ul[t]imately fixed at 2/ ⅌ 100 on all Grants and entrys. Each clamant to...
When I wrote you last I expected to have had the pleasure of Spending the Winter with you but have got disappointed by the loss of my election which I beleave will close in favor of Colo. Alexr. D: Orr—the particulars of which you’l be informed by my Brother James. I hope Mr. Robert Brackengridge will be the Repe. for the South District. I have sent by my Brother the acts of our first session...
Your favor by Majr Lee of the 29th. Sepr. was duly received. I am much oblige to you for your good wishes on my behalf while the election for Respres. ⟨to⟩ Congress was depending in this state. As I failed the Successfull Candidate stood first in my view, in whoom I hope you will find a sound republican, and good Representative; should this be the case I shall not (as to myself) so much regret...
Your last of the 16th. March was handed me by Colo. Orr. I am much obliged to you for the papers inclosed. I am sorry to find the necessaty of calling the conduct of so high an officer as the Secretary of the Treasury into question: but at the same time am very happy to find such strict enquiry and examination of Matters so important to the publick good. Indian Affairs are in my opinion in a...
Inclosed you will receive some papers of a public nature that has very lately made their appearance; considerable exertions will be made by many to carry the design into effect. As the navigation of the Mississippi is held up as the primary object it will avail much. That we have some cause of complaint on that head is very clear to me, but wheather the present plan is the most proper and...