observed that there was a minority in the Legi slature, much in our favor, which seemed to
please him, as they attended several times to it. The cause of my being so particular is to
show you the whole ground I have taken in this matter, that there may be no inconsistency.
If have erred in this matter it is my head and not my heart
<Note> This letter should should have been inserted immediately af[ter] the letter of . dated Feb 21st. 1840 [p. 115]