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I have not had a moment to spare, since the Council has terminated their late disgraciful proceedings or I should have dropped you a line not in the way of condolence but rather of congratulation as your removal from office will have done much good to our cause and I am fully persuaded that it can... Continue Reading
I regret my dear friend, that it should have been necessary to open the eyes of the public to Mr. Clinton['s] views & principles, that you should be removed from the office you filled so creditably to the state. Enough had already been done if the People could have been persuaded to look... Continue Reading
I have received your letter of yesterday ^the 3d Inst^ in which you feel yourself constrained to admit "that I may consider it extraordinary that you should set up your judgment in opposition to that of the very able and respectable counsel whose written opinion I handed to you, and that the weight... Continue Reading
My friend Mr Miller told me the other day that in a conversation with him you had mentioned ^suggested you regret^ that I had broken off the intimacy and friendly intercourse which heretofore subsisted between us or rather that it had been broken off. It is true that I have ^not^ had the pleasure... Continue Reading
I leave here for Washington tomorrow. Shall probably be gone nearly three weeks. I am very much embarrassed in my own mind how to manage about the District Judgeship. The applicants are numerous and most of them my particular friends. I believe I must give a faithful and impartial account of the... Continue Reading
I intended to have been at NYork at the Chancery term & would with pleasure have argued Major Prescots cause, but the fever prevents my going down & will I am persuaded prevent the courts being held, of the question in the Eden case hereafter.
I rejoice to hear of your improvements & prospects and much approve your determination to travel, it will give me pgreat pleasure to let you have my horse. You will find travelling on him delightfull & may [. . .] for him when you please. I should like if it <is> practicable that you... Continue Reading
I want about fifteen or twenty gallons of table wine—say prime Sicily, Madeira, or some other pleasant, but light and low wine to drink with dinner. I wish you would get Mr. Duer, who takes this, to select it for me, and buy it and send it up. Get me also a box of good raisins and a basket of good... Continue Reading
Since the receipt of yours I have been on a Jaunt to the northward partly to see the canal & partly for other purposes as you will probably see by the papers. This has prevented my writing to you before & now I have nothing to say except, that we are all well & all feel the most lively... Continue Reading
Will you believe it I never heard untill this day a lick about your troubles although I now learn that it has been a subject of newspaper discussion (but I have my hands so full in making final disposition of your glittle great men) that I seldom look in papers out of the State), according to all... Continue Reading