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George Tibbits to MVB, 9 January [1820]

DrSir,

Reflecting upon the occurance of last evening, Mr. Mc. In[t]yres case ought to have been brought up by me in a very different manner from what it was, assurances ought then to have been required that he should not be removed from his office, by the council about to be made, I feel a strong conviction that he is an honest and upright man, ^&^ a great proportion of this community are of the same opinion. Policy and duty and every possible consideration requires that he should not be removed, and I feel it to be my duty not to vote for a full council unless I am assured he shall remain, this may be done by a letter from the gentlemen in nomination.

I am DrSir your friend

George Tibbits

I shall be here again late this evening or early in the monring & shall see Mr. Dewer before I go home

Source: DLC Library of Congress
Collection: MVB Papers (DLC)
Series: Series 3 (17 February 1815-2 December 1821)