I could not go home yesterday, as I had
hoped to do, and it is somewhat uncertain what day I shall go. I therefore
mention a part of the plan I had in view to keep you in
You need not mention the subject to Hildreth, for he is too much of a politician to be in favor of it. But you may speak with Mr. Sewall. I think he would favor it. The Commonwealth is a good for nothing paper—a mere worthless political sheet. There ought to be a radical one.
I have some other views to offer, in regard to the means of establishing it, and some subsidiary matters. But I have not room for them in this letter, and must therefore withhold them until I see you.
Love to all friends—