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mrs Smith appears so anxious and unhappy tho She Said nothing, that Seeing it, I advised her to follow you, & Sent Michial to Town hoping She would overtake You tomorrow. She appeard so rejoiced at the proposal that in half an hour, she was gone. I hope she will overtake You by tomorrow night. I Slept well last night & tho I feel very low Spirited, I Shall Strive to be content . I will follow...
I have rejoiced in the fine weather which we have had since your absence. and tho to day it threatens a Change, and debilitates me, I hope it will not prove very urksome to you. I received Your Letter written at Flags and should have rejoiced more in Your progress, if it had not have distanced you further from mrs Smith who was following you with all speed. I fear she did not overtake You...
By the post of yesterday I received your two Letters, one from Brookfeild and one from Suffeild I rejoiced in your rapid progress as the weather was so fine but I mournd for mrs Smith who I knew was following you with all speed, but I fear from your rapid movement did not overtake you untill last night, if then, by a Letter which came yesterday to her from her Sister Clarkson which I ventured...
On Sunday, Monday and Twesday we had a storm of Rain, Hail & Snow as severe as we usually get in Jan’ry or Feb’ry attended with a voilent gale of wind I could not form an Idea where you were, but thought from Your rapid movement early in the week that you might have got as far as Norwalk. My last Letter from you was dated at Suffield. I have not heard a word from Mrs. Smith since she left...
You have been So good writing at every Stage when you put up for the night, that I have been able to follow you with pretty exact calculation. I thought however that mrs Smith would overtake you at New haven I received yesterday mor’g your Letter from Lovejoys and was rejoiced to find that mrs Smith had come up with you, more so, as the unpleasent weather must have retarded you on your...
This is our Thanksgiving day, when I look Back upon the Year past, I perceive many, very many causes for thanksgiving, both of a publick and private nature. I hope my Heart is not ungratefull, tho sad; it is usually a day of festivity when the Social Family circle meet together tho Seperated the rest of the year. No Husband dignifies my Board , no Children add gladness to it, no Smiling...
I last Evening received your Letters, one of the 24th from Prince Town, and of the 25th from Philadelphia. I rejoiced to find you safe landed there, tho so far verry far distant from me. as you wrote immediatly upon your arrival I could not expect any Family documents. I hope Brisler Will inform me. I am going to send you an excellent Servant as represented to me by my Sister Peabody: Sober...
I write you a few Lines just to Say that I am better than when I wrote you last, that mr Cranch is also Slowly mending. Boylstone Adams is not worse. I expect to hear that you have a Great cold. if so I pray You be early attentive to it. I inclose you the News paper which I take. my Neighbours taking the rest, I See them all. You will find in it the Letter I mentiond to you. it contains...
I received yours of 28th of Nov’br I have not faild of writing to you once a week ever since you left me, and I believe twice, tho the Letters may not reach You, so regularly as I wish. I have kept you informd of our movements. Mr Porter and French compleated last night getting Home the whole of our Timber, Boards, and Shingles. Of the Boards there are more than 30 thousand, and near 50...
I last Evening received yours of Novbr 28th. If oceans do not rool between us, mountains have arrisen The late sevear Snow Storm has shut me in, as close as a mouse in a trap, and that so early in the Season, that no probability appears, of any comfertable travelling this winter. The Banks are so high, so hardly compacted together that they will not be removed untill Spring; I am well...