852. Joshua B. Osgood to George Thatcher
Brownfield, 5 May 1788 (excerpt)1

By the Portland Gazette I’m inform’d of your safe Return to your Family on which Event I congratulate you—The present Topic of Conversation is whether the proposed federal Constitution will be adopted or not, as you have the best means of Information should be glad you would inform how you think it will terminate. …

1. RC, Thatcher Papers, MeHi.