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New York Jan 9 11, 1844, , Sir, , , I take the liberty of forwarding to you herewith a copy of an argument on the Unconstitutionality of the laws prohibiting private mails. , , I would also inform you that I propose soon to establish a letter mail from Boston to Baltimore. I shall myself remain in this city, where I shall be ready at any time to answer any suit, which you may think it your duty to institute. , , Until I know the course intended to be pursued by the department, I can of course give no assurance as to the defense I shall choose to make. I will say, however, that if an amicable suit only should be instituted, it is not my present intention to put you to any trouble in proving facts, or to take advantage of any defects in the existing law � but to meet the constitutional question fully and distinctly. , , Very Respectfully, , , Your Obedient Servant, , Lysander Spooner, , Hon. Charles A Wickcliffe, , Postmaster General U.S.