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When I took the liberty to trouble you with my letter, I wished to leave much to the discretion...
Letter not found. 2 August 1789. Calendared in the lists probably kept by Peter Force (DLC:...
Since mine of the 30th. Ult, I have been honored with yours of the 20th. & 22d. I am disappointed...
The letter which I had the honour to address to you on the 2d. instant was written in great...
I want to communicate two matters to Congress; the substance of which is contained in the...
As I have Supposed under the present government of the Union, that Congress will shortly find it...
Consequent of the enclosed resolution, I had a conference with the Comee. therein named...
I have not been long enough in this City to pretend to a knowledge of the general Sentiments of...
Your favor of the 27th. ulto. found me in Richmond attending the chancery whence I returnd two...
In a debate upon the Impost Bill, you declared yourself an enemy to local attachments, and said...
I am much obliged for your Favr. of the 29h. July, and also for the Papers inclosed. Nothing...
I wrote you a Line from Philadelphia mentioning such Facts as had come to my knowledge respecting...
The day before yesterday I returned hither from Leesburg. There I was confronted with Mr. Henry,...
I am long without any of your much respected favors in the letter way. You have been so obliging...
I write you by Mrs. Nourse a lady of my acquaintance from N. york and it only Serves to Convey...
I have to acknowledge your Favour of the 19th. I am obliged by your Information & acknowledge...
Yours of Monday Morning (Yesterday Se’night I presume) came to hand in course of Post. I find by...
Before I left New York, I had an Opportunity of explaining to Mr. Page the nature of the...
I have had the pleasure to receive yr. favour of the 24th June. Our Elections ended on saturday...
It is with reluctance, that I for a moment obtrude any little private Concerns of my own, on yr...
My last to you was of July 29. Since that I have received yours of May 27. June 13. & 30. The...
I take the liberty to introduce to your acquaintan[ce] the bearer, Benjamin Bourne Esquire of...
… I congratulate you upon having got through the Amendments to the Constitution, as I was very...
I sit down to write to you without knowing by what occasion I shall send my letter. I do it...
The last ler. I got from you shewed the little leisure you possessed, & together with other...
Confidential The points which at present occur to me, and on which I wish your aid, are brought...
A circumstance has been suggested to me upon which I have some hesitation, and will be determined...
I am just honored with your several favors of the 12th. 26th. & 28th. Ult. A trip of business...
From the manner in which you have been pleased to communicate with me both verbally & otherwise I...
On my arrival at this place I found as I expected the attention of every person fix’d on the...
In the reading the debates of your House, there appears some heat of parties; and it is no more...
You’ll be pleased to accept my thanks for your two letters with the inclosures, which I receivd...
I returned home three or four days ago, under the vexatious operation of a quartan. I have been...
Your Letter of the 18th. augt. found me so engaged in the usual Employment during our Autmn, that...
I recd. your message from Mr. Dawson, and am at a loss to account for my letter not reaching you...
I have sent to Havre the following packages, with directions to send them by the first vessel to...
By yesterday’s post of receiv’d your two letters dated on Monday and Wednesday. The legislature...
I am favored with your letter of the 18th. from wch. I find the ground of apprehension,...
Your Letter of the 15th Augt. in answer to mine, I have duly received. Your representation of the...
My solicitude for drawing the first characters of the Union into the Judiciary, is such that, my...
As soon as I had recovered my attention to business, I entered upon the chastisement of my notes....
By yesterday’s post of receivd your favour of Friday. Shou’d Trenton be substituted by the Senate...
I received information of the nomination of Mr. O. yesterday. He is certainly a very suitable...
It is more to comply with my promise, than to give you any information that I take up my pen....
I had the Pleasure to write to you the 21st August; since which, it having been suggested to me,...
I was so much fatigued with the trip in the stage, as to be rendered utterly unqualified to...
I am this moment labouring under a violent relapse into the ague and fever, which I supposed to...
I thank you My Dear Sir for the line you was so obliging as to leave for me and for the loan of...
The post with the letters brought by the British Packet passed me at Brunswick, on saturday...
Agreable to your request I called on Mr. Taylor, on the subject of your letter of the 5th Ult. He...