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Yates, Jasper (fl. 1824) to Philip J. Schuyler and Stephen Van Rensselaer

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09636.21 Author/Creator: Yates, Jasper (fl. 1824) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph note signed Date: 4 October 1824 Pagination: 1 p. ; 9 x 22 cm.

Summary of Content: A short note asking Philip and Stephen to bring a balance to Daniel D Campbell.

Full Transcript: A passionate letter in which Ebenezer says he was appointed the position of first judge, however he is very unhappy with it as he believes that it was given to ...him to make him happy and get him to stop speaking his opinion. He also says that after this election he will not help campaign in another without knowing who everyone is and what they believe. He says "as to my being pleased or displeased with the count, matters but very little and it would be very difficult for me to tell whother I were, one or the other. had the thing been done in a fair honorable and manly way, I might not have been displeased, but as it is, I have no other feelings but contempt for the actors in the business be them who they may, my reasons are best kept to myself till I see you but be assured my friend that after this Campaign is over you never get me to take the field again, until I know who my commanding officers are I will never consent to fight for any cabal whatever who are not visible & responsible for the measures perused." See More

People: Schuyler, Philip Jeremiah (1768-1835)
Van Rensselaer, Stephen, 1764-1839

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815


Sub Era: Hamilton

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