In Their Own Words
September 13, 1772
Letter Told of Political Fights
“… The Chief Justice has involved himself in political Disputes, contrary to my wish and advice, which has ended, as I expected, in the most virulent, personal Invectives, with which our Gazette now Weekly groans, and must make us contemptable sic, and on this account, it gives me real pain, altho’ I am not the least concerned in it, and I thank God I have not an apparent Enemy in the Province, altho’ I will not say, that I have not a few, I hope very secret ones… .”
Source: Collections of the Georgia Historical Society, Vol. VI, The Letters of the Hon. James Habersham, 1756-1775 (Savannah, Georgia Historical Society, 1904), pp. 210.