Notes on Debates
The Secy of foreign affairs resigned his office assigning as a reason,1 the increase of business in his Office of Chancellor of N. Y. whereby it was become2 impossible for him to execute the duties of both; informing Congress at the same time as3 a rule for providing for his successor, that his expenses exceeded his salary upwards of 3000 Dollrs per annum.4 The letter of resignation was committed to Mr. McKean, Mr. Osgood &—5
1. Here JM appears to have deleted “therefor” and inserted the comma.
2. This word is interlineated.
3. Between “time” and “as,” JM deleted “that.”