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Folder 56 Charles Nisbet to Alexander Addison, October 3, 1795

Nisbet describes increased local interest in politics in opposition to Jay's Treaty. He discusses events surrounding dispatches by M. Fauchet intercepted by the British and forwarded to the President. According to the dispatches, Fauchet had been funneling large sums to Secretary of State Mr. [Edmund] Randolph and American Democrats. Randolph resigned after the dispatches were discovered.