Baranabas Bates Esq.
I saw a notice lately to take the responsibility of the mail service of the country, giving large bonds for the faithful performance of the duty to.
fact I inferred that there was probably a large company in
establish a mail from
As you may wish for some evidence of the probable success of the experiment, I send you a pamphlet, (prepared for another purpose), containing a copy of the argument I published seven years ago on The Unconstitutionality of the Laws of Congress prohibiting Private Mails, also the opinions of Hon. Rufus Choate, Hon. Franklin Dexter, Hon. Simon Greanleaf, Hon. B.F. Butler, and others as to the merits of that argument.
I have so much confidence of success that I should be willing to take the risk of any judgments that might be obtained against me, provided I could be properly compensated in case of success.
If you feel any interest in the matter, I should be happy to hear from you. If you feel none, please excuse the liberty I have taken in addressing you.
Your Obedient Servant