Jabez D[elano] Hammond to MVB, 18 December 1825
Dec. 18, 1825
My Dear Sir,
I have heard with the most lively satisfaction
the of the course taken by you in the Senate in relation to the nomination of my friend Conkling. It was earnest it was kind & magnanimous. I have advised Conkling of it. Your generous conduct is entitled to the warmest gratification of him and his Friends. It will I trust be remembered and duly appreciated by them, but ^by them^ now with the more sensibility
Your Obedt. Servt.
Jabez D. Hammond
Jabez D Hammond