Conclusion of the whole matter is sutch I am willing to
continue and do all I can provided we can share equal benefits one
with the other, and upon no other pr inciple whatever. If one has his
suport from the “publick crib” let them all have it. But if one is
pinched I am willing to be, provided we are all alike.
If the principle of impartiality and equality can be
observed by all I think that I will not peep again—
I am damned it will be for doing what I think is right.— There have been
two applications made to me to go into business since I talked of
taking the school, but it is in the world and I had rather remain in
if I can consistently
All I ask is Right
I Am Sir with Respect Your obt. servt.
Ohio [p. 74]