New York 21 November 1787
There is not an ______ any appearance of a Congress being formed until
deep in December. The Indians have committed murders not far from Fort
Pitt __________ since you left us.
The Dutch are in the vocative North probably the French have been obliged
by the State of their own affairs to abandon the _______. The ____ army
at the gates and probably with them the city of Amsterdam. This seems
quote odd that the _____ ______ may not regulate their own affairs avowing
to their pleasures. The patriots will probably come into the country
in an ill wind indeed that blows no body any good.
The new constitution the new conf. In the general cry. The three Southern
states will probably like it as it stands. Virginia will be Strenuously
for amendments and alterations. Maryland’s intention unexpected as yet.
Delaware for it accepting Doctor _____ who was not in the conversation
and therefore is mainly against it.
The elections in Pennsylvania are more favorable to the new Constitution
then was first supposed. The whole number will consist of 65 members,
49 are known to be for the Constitution.
New Jersey warmly for it excepting Mr. A. Clark who now and then gives
it a kick.
New York much as you left it although ___ ____ friend of the New Constitution
_____ that then ____ gains grows wonderfully. The elections in Connecticut
indicate a great majority in favor of it. Massachusetts and New Hampshire
are _____ to be decidedly in favor. Rhode Island is as the way ____________.
Not with _________ the probability that the friends have left the Dutch
to take care of ____________ is were of certained that to __ England
and France are preparing for a war. _________ ________ left Liverpool
on the 30th left says that in England they ___the Americans with the
same freedom as if they were ___ human. Were we well toned in a nation,
and this report well authenticate, we ________- __________-, for this
insult, or declare was against them.
I am my dear in with great esteem your most obedient humble servant.
The honorable Nathan Dane