[dateline] Philadelphia Nov. 8. 1794
[salute] My dearest Friend
We took the Packet at New Haven, and arrived at N. York as Soon as the Stage— Although
We Saved no time, We avoided some bruizes, at the Expence of a little of the Mal De
Smith and Children all well. Charity Smith married to Mr
Shaw, Brother of the late Consul at Canton.—1
Our Charles at Steuben after an Examination at Albany and an honourable Admission
to the Rank of Counciller at Law. I was at his Office and Saw his Clerk who appears
well pleased, and Says his Master has good Business.2
We arrived last night in this City and lodged at a Mr
Alders opposite to Mr
No Senate yet.—3
The President returned. All Submission, in the Whiskey Counties. But a Force will
be kept there to ensure their Obedience for some necessary time.
Antifœderalism, Jacobinism and Rebellion are drooping their heads, very much discouraged.
Clark of N. Jersey and Comr.
Smith of Carolina elected with great Ecclat.5
Butler gone to Charleston last Week unaccountably.— &c &c &c. Bradley left out, for
a Man of different Politicks.6
Langdon in danger.7
These are Symptoms. If Ames fails The next Congress will be more fœderal than any
that has yet assembled. but I Still hope better Things.
Fine Weather— I will write nothing as yet of Agriculture. Take great Care of your
health which is prescious to me beyond all Calculation.
The Fall of Robespierre, has a great Effect on the Public Mind.— It has Startled and
terrified many, whose Confidence in him was excessive. I am as ever. yours / without