B. Harrison, Esq.
of the House of Representatives
June 16, 1850
make this second communication to you under the impression that you
are familiar with the unrelenting domineering course with which the
Whigs make war on the Democrats. There is no town in the state where
the Democrats have to fight harder for their rights than in Goshen.
My journey to New Haven was solely to ask the favor of adhering to our
felt quite secure after forwarding the petition and remonstrance against
Ives as it was a full expression of Democracy, that it should be disregarded
never entered my mind. To my frustration, the Whigs are trumpeting around
the streets with a great deal of joy saying they have got six Whig justices,
everything they wanted. We are dependant on our Democratic friends hoping
they will give a helping hand and straighten out the thing in the Senate.
nomination gave the same number of justices, they have given us for
two years past. I must humbly ask the cooperation of our friends hoping
they will see justice done. Hollalind defeated good.