816. Bossenger Foster, Jr., to Andrew Craigie
Boston, 23 March 1788 (excerpt)1

My dear Friend

… I informed you in my last, that I would send you (if agreeable) the Debates of our convention, which were to be printed in a Pamphlet—Tho’ I assure you, I was not without the Hopes, nor even the expectations that I should have the Pleasure—by the time of their publication of being the Bearer myself—But as I am as yet without any Answer to my last Letter, (wherin I suggested something of the kind) I will not at present please myself with the Idea, but send it on by this conveyance. …

1. RC, Craigie Papers, MWA.