832. Christopher Gore to Rufus King
Boston, 9 April 1788 (excerpt)1

your accounts from Virginia & maryland are very pleasing—tho our friend Thacher is confident that Virginia will dissent—our electing for Govr, Lt Govr & senators in the lower counties discover a decided superiority of Government over its opponents—we shall have six good senators from Essex & the like number from Suffolk—middlesex probably four good—on a fair calculation our senate will be better than the last year—We can say nothing certain as to Lt Govr; thô it is clear that Warren will not be elected by the people. …

1. RC, King Papers, NHi.