Letter from Elias Higbee, 22 February 1840

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then observed that there was a minority in the Legi slature, much in our favor, which seemed to please  him, as they attended several times to it. The cause  of my being so particular is to show you the whole  ground I have taken in this matter, that there may  be no inconsistency. If have erred in this matter  it is my head and not my heart
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<Note> This letter should should have been  inserted immediately af[ter] the letter  of . dated Feb 21st. 1840 [p. 115]
then observed that there was a minority in the Legislature, much in our favor, which seemed to please him, as they attended several times to it. The cause of my being so particular is to show you the whole ground I have taken in this matter, that there may be no inconsistency. If have erred in this matter it is my head and not my heart
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Note This letter should have been inserted immediately after the letter of . dated Feb 21st. 1840 [p. 115]
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