New York Jany 3rd 1843
Although a personal stranger to you, I cannot
restrain the expression of my feelings to you, in this moment of
universal excitement—I am a very old soldier of the Revolution,
and was present at Head...
U.S. Brig Somers, New York Jan 11, 1843
My dear Sir,
In taking up my pen to reply to
your valuable and most welcome letter of the 3 instant I have
little hope of expressing to you a tithe of the gratification which
I have derived myself, and a...
My very dear Sir
I have carefully perused your letter to
Commander Mackenzie, and am much gratified to find that
in your mature judgment he has so able an advocate and
support; and I sincerely hope that his conduct in that sad
Tragedy (painful as...