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public. And not contented with this, he even wishes to divide the emolu- ments arising from the post office, and snatch the bread from the mouths of the orphans whose support has devolved on me -- to save himself a paltry sum.

Though he boasts of the appellation of patriot, is a strenuous advoc- ate for the present administration, and a vociferous declaimer in defence of War; - Yet this patriot -- this republican - this liberal man refused to advance Miller sixty dollars to assist him, up the river with the arms which you sent him for, and to take an order on the treasury for the money -- Yes, this same child of the people, even refused to do this, although wallowing in wealth -- and I myself advanced it.

Your Excellency knows the State of my health will not admit of any active employment - and the peculiar situation of those Children of my brother who principally depend upon me for their education & support. You would oblige me by writing to the P. M. Genl to prevent the division of the office.

I am Dr Sir with sentiments of the greatest respect your obdt. Servt.

Griffin Greene

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