To Sarah Fairfax Carlyle
[Fort Cumberland, Md., 14 May 1755]
To Mrs Carlyle
As I have no higher
expectation in view than an intimate corrispondance with my Friends, I hope, in that, I shall not be disappointed; especially by you and Mrs Fairfax, who was pleasd (tho’ seldom) to honour me with yours last time .1
We arrived here the 10th, and for ought I know may Halt till the 10th of next Month, before we receive Waggon’s &ca to transport our Baggage and Stores to the Aligany.
We have no news in the Camp
to entertain you with, at present, but I hope to be furnish’d with something agreeable against my next, when I shall not fail to communicate it: Interim, I am Dr Madam—Yr most Obedt & most Hble Servt
This Letter was not sent.2
LB (original), DLC:GW; LB, DLC:GW.