Has communicated to other Federalists the reasons why Mr. Van Cortlandt
was not supported in Westchester, with which they are satisfied. Van Cortlandt still
hopes to be elected, but Bleecker supposes that cannot be. The senate ...
Bleecker, Harmanus, 1779-1849, Jay, Peter A. (Peter Augustus), 1776-1843
1812 March 15
Has sent John Jay's letter to Richard B. Lee as requested. The
Administration still hopes to patch up matters with Great Britain. A declaration of war
is talked of by many but both Houses are strongly against it. The true cours...
The Federalist members of Congress from New York are afraid that the
nomination and support of Mr. Morris will be the means of success for the Madisonian
candidate. Hopes they will see the propriety of giving support to Mr. Van...
Will make use of the paper sent him on the 18th instant as desired. Has
heard with regret of the political division among Federalists in John Jay's county. It
is the duty of those concerned to concede to each other in order to ...