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On the Portrait of My Husband. The painters Art would vainly seize That harmony of Nature; Where Sense and goodness joined with ease Shine forth in every feature.— That open front where wisdom sits, That eye which speaks the Soul; That brow that study gently knits That bright attempered whole, That vast variety of mind Capacious, clear and strong, Where brilliancy of wit refined Enchants the...
Surrounded by my chattering Boys I can scarcely write you a word to tell you that we arrived safely after a most fatiguing journey and are all well at Quincy and very comfortable—The journey was unpleasant and I think we were more jolted and jostled even than last year. I beg you will tell Mrs. Smith that during the time of my absence she can be supplied with milk from my Cow and if Mr. Smith...
The picture you enquire for my dear Mary is in one of little boxes in the Wardrobe in my chamber— I give all the rights to my friend Mary that she chuses and make her over to Mr A——. till I come—and if she wishes it he is perfectly welcome to see her dans mon lit I’ll answer your Letter tomorrow Mrs. Sumpter promised some letters for your Uncle speak to de Menon and Sr Rudic — love to all MHi...
We have arrived without accident after a pleasant journey in this City my Dear Mary and safely deposited Robert who behaved like a Hero and required no counsel as Mr. Frye seems to have stamped his Lessons very powerfully on his mind as well as on his affection— I write to tell you that Anthony is to let Mr. Frye have your Uncle’s Tea Table and that he is to pay Elizabeth her full Month and I...
I write you again a few lines to beg that you will contrive to send the red Morocco belonging to the Carriage in your Uncles Trunk if they can be laid at the bottom, without taking too much room and to have Georges Umbrella tied outside of it as he forgot to bring it. Do not make a mistake I mean the leathers that fasten into the sides of the Carriage to keep out the air— We have come this far...
I am ordered to write to you immediately by the family here to tell you that you must come on by the first favorable opportunity and that they will be mortally offended by your refusal—I advise you by all means should you hear of any body coming to join their party and come immediately to Mrs. St—— at Philadelphia when Elizabeth and one of the young men will meet you and escort you out you...
I write you a very few lines to tell you that I have seen your Brother that he is delighted with his situation and is more improved than I can express. He is now at Quincy with my boys and as much at home as either of them—Mr Lee offered to take your Shawl and Veil which I hope you will like as well as the handkerchief—I will answer the questions of Miss Mease when I arrive at Borden Town...
We have arrived safely after a most unpleasant journey which however I richly meritted for my wilfulness in travelling in such weather—I lost all my opportunities of procuring the Milinery that I wanted and you must get the Bonnet and Cap for your Aunt which she wants and have it sent on—If you should a pretty hat or Bonnet not too high you may get one for me at the same time— You will...
The Miss Cottringers have just called on me and inform me that their Mother went to Philadelphia yesterday Morning from whence she is to return in a week—As this will be an excellent opportunity for your return I shall wish you to come home with her at the time mentioned as I find that the accounts of the sickness are very much exaggerated—You will find her at Mr. J. Dugan’s between Spruce and...
I wrote you a few lines to tell you that I have no particular choice in point of colour for a bonnet but want something stylish and fashionable—Your Aunt Caroline says she has no choice but hers must be such an one as she can wear at Church— We are all well and expect to see you very soon—Abigail is on her way and will be here soon—I send the Engraving to Mr. Hopkinson with this Letter—As I...