Documentary History of the First Federal Congress of the by Charlene Bangs Bickford, Kenneth R. Bowling, Helen E. Veit,

By Charlene Bangs Bickford, Kenneth R. Bowling, Helen E. Veit, William DiGiacomantonio

"A monument of cautious but simply usable scholarship. The formal legislative list regularly has to be supplemented through the facts of non-public correspondence. This correspondence is in its personal vital manner a memorial to a very important second within the translation of the structure from founding textual content into functioning record, since it helped to set up the hyperlinks essential to retain loyalty to the recent executive. The final touch of the DHFFC will fill in a single of the main fascinating and momentous chapters in American political history."--Jack Rakove, Stanford college. "One of the main ingenious and precious editorial initiatives ever undertaken for any point of yankee history."--John M. Murrin, Princeton college "A wealth of fabrics. For the 1st time, an important a part of the early background of Congress can be made obtainable to felony students, a indisputable fact that i feel will considerably tell their discourse."--Christine Desan, Harvard collage legislation college

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We are upon the bill for collecting [HR-6], and it is a subject so complicated as it applys to the sevaral parts of the Continent, as to ports &c. that We have spent two or three days upon it, and have scarsely made a begining. [P. ] Some of the Senate wish to have Mollases 2 cents and no drawback, and if our Eastern members had consented I am informed they might have carried it. I am still of opinion the price of Mollases will never be more affected by the supposed duty then it was at first. ALS, Goodhue Papers, MSaE.

1 Apropos shou’d Congress turn their thoughts to this Quarter which must naturally be the case—may I request your early & best interest to procure me the Command in the southern District & the superintendance of Indian Affairs—by an Appointment simular to that which Genl. [Arthur] St. Clair holds to the Westward sound your Delegates friends upon this business & Impress them With your friends with the Absolute necessity of [lined out] an immediate & effectual attention to this Quarter immence & valuable territory Ceeded by Georgia &ca.

Tristram Dalton and Caleb Strong to Alexander Hodgdon. Copy, Miscellaneous Legislative Papers (Senate), M-Ar. Regarding Massachusetts business before the board of treasury. GUS, 3–6 June. Robert and Mary Morris attended Clandestine Marriage at the John Street Theater. 708 CORRESPONDENCE: FIRST SESSION Saturday, 6 June 1789 Warm (Sewall) John Adams to Abigail Adams I must now most Seriously request you to come on to me as soon as conveniently you can. never did I want your assistance more than at present, as my Physician and my Nurse.

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