709. Ebenezer Hazard to Jeremy Belknap
New York, 13 February 1788 (excerpt)1

I have but a Moment to thank you for several Favors, particularly for the one recd. today, informing of this Adoption of the new Constitution by your State. This I consider as another Interposition of divine Providence in our favor; & am heartily rejoiced at it. …

1. RC, Belknap Papers, MHi. Printed: Belknap Correspondence, Part II, 19.