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I have no farther suggestions to make on the matter of your last. The question is with the President & he will make such disposition of it as to him seems meet & proper.
Your letter with that of Mr Ulshoeffer was recd. by due course of mail. I had previously received the same account of the getting up of the Patriot, and a copy of the conditions, or articles to which he had verbally agreed, before his endorsement. His course might break him down, if there is as much intelligence and virtue among the people as I presume there is.
I acknowledge with great pleasure the receipt of the proceedings of the Congressional caucus at which Mr. Crawford has been Nominated for the Presidency. No nomination could have been more gratifying to me than that of Mr C. believing as I do that he is the democratic candidate. I have no doubt that, if the nomination of Mr. C.
I do not perceive that any thing further can be done on your part, if you could do, what I do not believe you can, if you could infuse something of vigour in addition to the honest views of the S. of the N. it would impart to him a qualification that would be generally of service, and on the present occasion is of much consequence.
Considerations of duty to myself, as well as a desire to be perfectly frank with you, lead me to write this letter; and I hope that you will, on your part be equally frank towards me.
Young Mr Mason of this City is on this way to Schenectady to join Union College.
I have advised him to spend a day in Albany, while there & at all times when opportunity affords I wish he may receive your particular & friendly attention.
On my return from Norfolk a few days since I found your letter of the 15th. Inst. in which you inquire whether I have definitively declined the appointment of a Judge of the Supreme Court, U.S. and whether the President so understands it.
On my return from the springs on a visit of two weeks I found your letter of the 1st. & hasten to reply to it.
I have received yours this moment. I cannot help what Messrs. Lynch and King may choose to infer from my looks, but the truth is that I have at no time doubted of our complete success.
On the 25th. I received the letter, copy of which I subjoin viz.
Your letter of the 15th in answer to mine of the 1st instant, was received last evening.
Will you pardon me for trespassing on y[our] t[i]me, in relation to a subject, which is principally important to the people of this Territory? It is ascertained from the information collected by Mr. Schoolcraft, during the past season, that copper in a pure state is formed in great abundance upon Lake Superior.
I thank you for the Resolution. It is conclusive of the temper of the legislature as to Adams but will give hopes to Clay. That gentleman as he passed thro: this City was asked, Will you be a Candidate for the Speaker's Chair? No, But if the House should Elect me, I will Accept.
Little did I dream when I left Albany, latter end of July, that I should have been here, Where I am, latter end of Septem! but dreaming or waking so it is! the first near three weeks, I was quite sick at Tappan, Balls.
Your letter on the subject of your demand agt. V.R's & T.E. is just recd. I will do all I can, & I have no doubt the result will be satisfactory.
Yours of the 28th. I have this day received. If as you supposed you owed any duty to the public in relation to this matter, it appears to me that what you have already done, amounts to a full discharge of it, as it certainly does in the most ample manner of the claims of private friendship.
Your [kin]d letter of the 13th [in]st. was duly recvd. And I assure you it afforded me a deal of pleasure, inasmuch as it served to shew that your friendship for me, which I highly prize was in no way diminished on account of the difference of opinion we entertained respecting the presidential question.
I am so much pleased with your Legislative address that I send you the enclosed that you may see how it took in a foreign print. The Intelligencer is so crowded that it is not [pos]sible to get any thing in it but Speeches. You will see that Edwds has again attacked Mr Crawford. Our friends need not fear that he will suffer by any thing that his enemies can do agt.
I didnot till yesterday receive the resolutions of the Republican Members of the Legislature of New York, for which accept my sincere thanks; Their plan of a national caucus, to nominate a candidate for the next president, is certainly preferable, to that of state nominations; The only ^objection^ to which, is that it produces so much electioneering among the members...
Yours of the 3d was not recd. until the 10th inst. and aiding to the bad regulation of the mails to this place, my letter will probably not reach you until the 18th or 20th: and you will be in possession of all the returns before that time.