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The whole parcel of the Democratic County Delegates came here to see me yesterday, every one was for Riters' appointment, and equally resolved against Thompson’s, of whom they mentioned such things as ought to put it out of the question, whether Riters is the man or not, Thompson ought not to be. 1... Continue Reading
I had the honor, on the 30th of December, 1833, and again on the 5th of April, 1834, to address the Secretary of State relative to the claim upon the British Government of the orphan children of Peter Schackerly, one of the seamen killed on board the United States ship Chesapeake when attacked by... Continue Reading
Your letter of the 9th instant has been received, by which I was informed that you have no suggestions to offer in regard to my then contemplated communication to the British minister in reference to the claim of the orphan children of Peter Shackerly, a copy whereof I had the honor to submit to... Continue Reading
As it will relieve my feelings of disappointement and mortification which I find growing rather than subsiding as I go, to think out, having nobody to talk to, you must suffer me to <meander> an hour or two in the bustle and jam of the steamboat to inflict what may perhaps be a long letter on... Continue Reading