Writes that he has some resolutions prepared on the unconstitutional laws of Congress that he will offer in the House tomorrow. Hopes they will go down. Whether passed or not they will be printed due to the "political truths they contain." Returned from Virginia five days ago. These were the famous Kentucky Resolutions of 1798. Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, Breckinridge introduced them in the Kentucky legislature and secured their passage.
Tardiveau expresses his upset at not receiving frequent letters from his friends, and wants to know if they want to hear from him less. Talks of troubles regarding politics in his region. States that they're still waiting on Governor St. Clair to arrive. Expresses his anticipation to move somewhere more satisfactory than Danville once he and his brother have wound up their business.