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Russell's part only ministerial. Incloses what will
be said of Walsh's part. The forthcoming publication.
British act of Parliament on West Indian trade of
the United States. Question of a restriction. Open-
August 19. TO HENRY ALEXANDER SCAMMELL DEARBORN 294
The controversy with Russell a painful duty. The
American question at Ghent. Russell's a subordinate
The Russell duplicate and treatment of place hunt-
Criticism of his dress.
Articles in the Franklin Gazette. A donkey playing
the lap-dog. His book on the Duplicate Letters. His
Floyd active in the Cabal. Wants a friendly adviser.
Public sentiment rendering full justice to Russell.
Object of the attack. Gallatin free from blame.
The Washington Republican and Calhoun. De-
fenders not wanted.
The appointment of Judge McLean to the Land
Office. Property in a whale. The theatre and Cooper.
Sends a copy of his book on the Duplicate Letters.
Asks a confidential opinion.
September 29. TO LOUISA CATHERINE ADAMS
Sends the book for Walsh and desires his revised
opinion. The presidential election and principles for
Reasons for continuing the controversy with Russell.
The possibilities of the western country. Physical
mains to be done.
The republic of Colombia desires government sup-
port for a loan. Feeling and events in Colombia.
October 7. TO LOUISA CATHERINE ADAMS
The warning of friends on his conduct. His own
position stated. Services performed by the Depart-
October 9. TO GEORGE MIFFLIN DALLAS
Return of his address on graduating at Harvard
College. Its history retold.
Publication of the Duplicate Letters. Publication of
an extract in the National Gazette. The importance of
November II. TO STRATFORD CANNING
Trade with the British colonies in America. Meas-
ures taken by the United States. Privileges under the
act of parliament. Discriminating duties. The British
His severity towards Jonathan Russell. National
politics of Pennsylvania. A horse-race.
Influence of a good newspaper. Has treated the
Boston Daily Advertiser harshly. The question of the
Reply to Clay's note on the Ghent negotiations.
December 28. TO THE FREEHOLDERS OF WASHINGTON,
WYTHE, GRAYSON, RUSSELL, TAZEWELL, LEE
Reply to attack by General Alexander Smyth. Re-
lation with his father. Reply to Paine's Rights of Man.
Ridicule of Jefferson. Charge of being no statesman.
Votes as United States Senator. The Louisiana bills
and constructive powers under the constitution. Exe-
cution of a treaty. Government of the territory.
Novelty of the situation. As to being a friend to the
slave-trade. Wearing crape for Adams and Pendleton.
Protection of commerce and the Mediterranean fund.
A messenger on the Algiers incident. Correspond-
ence with Anduaga. An expedition against Porto
January 23. THE MACBETH POLICY
Chance and the choice by agents of ten millions of
people. The law of friendship. Why he checked Mr.
March 12. TO STEPHEN ROW BRADLEY
Opinion on impressment of American seamen by the
British. General Samuel Smith's erroneous recollec-
Lands of the United States under the Ghent treaty.
Boundary between Maine and the British Provinces.
The neutral policy of the United States. Maritime.
wars of Europe and American interests. Cuba and
illegal blockade and measures to protect commerce.
Erving's resignation. Meade's documents on the
treaty with Spain.
Instructions for Rodney and Anderson. Importance
of the matter.
May 17. To CAESAR AUGUSTUS RODNEY
Political relations with Buenos Ayres. A hankering
after monarchy. Congress of America proposed.
May 27. To RICHARD C. Anderson
Only legitimate source of just government. Spain as
an example. Independence of her colonies. Position of