Stockbridge 3. July 1788
Dear Sir, I give you my sincere thanks for your two last letters sent
by the path at Springfield on my way from Boston. I am glad to be informed
that congress have no determination to admit Kentucky into the Union,
because instead of congress _____ ___a power of authorizing the dismemberment
of hte states their entirity seems gauranteed by the first of the confederation.
The general _____ had very peacable _____. A very great majority of
both branches approved to _____a temper of patriotism and so fully were
these who had different views convinced that the permissions _______
of tender laws could not ______ that no motion was made for that purpose.
The general _______ took place from being patronized by those who would
have considered public axecutions if seasonably administered as production
of beneficial efforts. I have to congratulate you that the ________
arising from teh outstanding taxes are nearly at by the removal of the
cause that this event might take place previous to the introduction
of a system of ________ being adopted that, that ____ ______ _____ now
attached to it will probably become a mother of fascious attention the
next metting of the legislature. As an honest man, a patriot an ______
you will be pleased to be informed that the judiciary have become generally
unpopular. I am very much in opinion that a ______ made of administering
will be established the nest session. As you seem to believe that congress
will have no ______ before the first of August it is not probably that
before that time I shall be in N. York.
With Great regard, and affectioni am dear sir,your most _____