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Albert Gallatin to Wilson Cary Nicholas, marked private. Relays Gallatin's regret that "any circumstance should render Hay's interference unpleasant either to him or to you: but the district attorney is the officer uniformly and necessarily employed in cases of this kind. My own impression is that, on further investigation, you will find the responsibility you so generously wish to assume greater both in extent and risk than you had supposed.", 1805 April 29

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Identifier: tsb:106222