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We are so far on our return & will as soon as we can get out of the hospitable hands of our friend Burton make the rest of our way homeward. By Sunday we confidently expect to be at Richmond & sincerely hope to have the pleasure of meeting you there.
Recipient: Littleton Waller Tazewell
Although the accounts are not quite ^so^ explicit as we could desire, I think I cannot deceive myself in believing, that the administration has succeeded in your elections; and if so, the re-appointment of one who has been so able, so useful, and so disinterested a supporter of it must, I am sure, follow of course. Believe me, my dear sir, that you could not but have been gratified to have... Continue Reading
Mr Robert Henry formerly of this State has an appplication pending before the government and has requested me to write to you on the subject as has also his brother who is a gentleman of distinguished ability respectbily & a particular friend of mine. Without wish[ing t]o be considered as taking any part [. . .] raised by Mr H which I do [. . .] it fit that I should do. It gives me [plea]sure... Continue Reading
Recipient: William Harris Crawford
I owe you an apology for not sooner acknowledging the receipt of your several communications. From the circumstance of my being a member of the Senate and in that situation obliged to pass on the nomination of the collector when made I deem it improper to interfere in the matter until the question comes before us according to the constitution. I lost no time however in laying the papers before... Continue Reading