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1. The omission from the Journal of the text of the congratulatory letter to Washington was surely a dereliction on Thomson's part, and the sole case among many cited by JA that appears indefensible (see p. 365, above, and note 24 there). But oversight is far more likely to have been the cause of this lapse than the insidious motive assigned by JA.
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