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I could not but regreet that we had not the pleasure of Seeing you in Philadelphia, as you got so near. But we could not prevail upon mrs Smith to Stay any longer. I hope to have the Satisfaction of Seeing you Soon at Quincy. I shall leave here on monday. the President will Sit out next week for Washington. I have to trouble you again with an other Bill of Laden. the chairs mentiond in it be...
The president received this day your obliging favour of May 29th accompanied by two of your sermons. Will you permit me sir to be the organ of his acknowledgement to you for it. a Friend had sent him one a week ago which he recd with pleasure & much satisfaction. it is indeed a consolatory reflection amidst the weight and cares which thicken upon the president him, and the dangers which...
I have the pleasure Satisfaction to inclose to you a Letter from our dear daughter at Berlin received by my Son Thomas yesterday and the additional pleasure in of assuring you of her confirmed State of Health. I have not any Letter myself, but Thomas has one from his Brother of october 12th which contains this agreable information Before which as well as that his own Health was also quite...
I received your kind Letter of March 17th after I had written the inclosed. I know that I have been long indebted to you for a Letter, but I have felt ever since I was Sick, as tho I could not write, only when necessitated to. Man is born to trouble as the sparks flie upwards, we daily experience this truth; both your public and domestic occurrencies; and every one knows their own bitterness...
I thank you my dear Mrs Smith for your obliging Letter, and for your care of mine & Mrs Smiths Cloaths, which came safe to hand. the trunk I presume is yours. it shall be duly returnd to you—Mrs Otis and Mrs Lee have just left me. mrs Lee is innoculated for the Small pox, so that she will not be able to go into company very Soon. She appears a pleasent amiable Woman. mr Lee is much esteemed...
I received yesterday your Letter of Jan’ry 6th, with the News papers to the 7th Clapole excepted, which usually has the first debates, so that I got no debate later than I received on Saturday of the 5th. However inaccurate the printers may report the debates in Philadelphia; is best known to those who deliver, and those who hear them. When curtaild, and retaild by our printers they are...
My Son having Sent me a coppy of your valuable Book, the President has read it with great Satisfaction and pleasure; I have not as yet been able to go through the whole of it, myself having resignd it into the hands of miss Hannah Adams the Authoriss of a Work entitled “a veiw of Religious opinions”—She is about republishing the third Edition of that work with considerable additions, and Some...
I could not sleep last night. I read in the Mercury that Captain Jenkins in the America arrived at Newbury port last Sunday. you will say I ought to have slept the better to think that he was out of danger. So I should, perhaps if I could have been certain that Thomas was arrived with him in good Health. His last Letter dated the 19 of october, informd us that he had taken his passage on Board...
I should sooner have acknowledgd your obliging favour & replied to your inquiries but I was if I coud have obtaind any thing upon the Subject which woud have been usefull to you The President desires me to tell you that he does not possess any minutes or details of the debate or Speech upon the occasion you allude to. Dr Ramsey must have his from some lose memmorandum or other. With respect to...
If you have once more set your foot upon American ground, and are in Safety, God be praised I have sufferd great anxiety for you, knowing your intention of comeing this Winter. You may well suppose my Heart Leaped for Joy when I found that Captain Jenkins was safely arrived. I for three days, was expecting to see you, but upon writing to mr Smith for intelligence I could not get any concerning...