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I have this moment received the Joyful News in your Letter of the 3d. Say to Caroline “Macte virtute esto.” Go on and bless the World with as many daughters As Providence will permit. If She educates them to be as good as their Mother Grand Mothers Great Grandmothers Great Great Grand Mothers and Great Great Great Grandmothers They will be the Salt of the Earth. I have known this whole...
We are under great concern here—We have written to Mrs De Wint—I have written to her myself twice, Louisa once—and Harriet several times—and no letters from her, for eight or ten Weeks. We are very apprehensive there is some great Sickness in your familyWe are all pritty well excepting my distemper Old Age—which I will not say with Frankline, is incurable, because the ground will soon cure it....
I beg your pardon for neglecting so long to acknowledge the receipt of your letter—Announcing the pleasing intelligence of the Birth of another Daughter—but you are not so good as to inform me of thier heir name—Blessings on her—and all her Connections—Please to present the family to of Verplanks my Condolence with them—on the departure of the Venerable Dr. Johnson—though at an Age fully ripe,...
You would be pleased to See the pretty Figure your Peach Trees and Cherry Trees make in my Garden. Their buds are at least a fortnight more forward than any of our native Trees. I hope you will contrive to come and see them next fall. Be Sure to bring the Sprightly Elizabeth with you. Tell her never to forget how her great grandfather Smoked his Segar. Tell her, if She will come and See him...