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Beyond Penn's Treaty

The Life of Thomas Eddy; Comprising an Extensive Correspondence

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your known habits of punctuality, and a scrupulous
regard to your word, but you must have wrote him.

Be assured, in this matter, there is no tincture of
party—we both gave our votes to Clinton

in April
last—and you will find by a perusal of the work,
(which I hope you will do me the honour to admit
in your library,) that I did Clinton the most ample

Truth and justice is all our aim to establish—your
just claims will also be speedily noticed—and poste-
rity will not fail to hold your eminent services in
grateful remembrance.

I am, my Dear Sir,
With great respect, E. WATSON.
To Mr. THOMAS EDDY, New York. Geneva, Ontario County, 29th Nov. 1820. MY DEAR FRIEND,

I beg leave to return you a thousand thanks for
your very obliging letter of the 14th instant.

I am writing an argument on the subject of the
canal policy of this state, to vindicate myself against
a scandalous charge I met with in the first number
of Tacitus; which is understood to have been either
written by Governor Clinton

, or under his eye and

Your letter speaks of a particular fact, in relation
to the Canal Bill of 1792; and as it tallies with all
my other evidence, I shall take the liberty of using
your letter as far as the particular fact is concerned.

My argument will go to the press to-morrow or
next day, but it will not be ready for forwarding to
my friends in a pamphlet form, until the beginning
of December. I shall beg the favour of your accept-
ing one from,

My dear friend, yours most fervently, ROBERT TROUP.
Mr. THOMAS EDDY, New York.