Quincy July 27th 1799
I Send James this morning, and wish you had better weather to come upon. if you will Send Eliza to me, I will take the best care I can of her. She had better Stay with me untill you get setled in your House
I Shall not dine till near two oclock, and Shall be glad to See as many of your Family here, as you can get into the carriage. I have Seen & talked with mr Bass, and think you may have him if you chuse [. . .] will call upon you this Evening
MHi: Smith-Townsend Family Papers.