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Accept, my dear Kitty, this collection of the Antient Moralists. They will amuse you less now, but more hereafter. You will read them with pleasure, when the giver will no longer exist but in the memory of a very few. Be you of that number, my dear; and render some portion of your esteem to him who has a great deal of affection for you. N ( NN ); this presentation inscription, in TJ’s hand, is...
I recieved, my dear Catharine, from the hands of your brother, the letter you have done me the favor to write me. I see in that the excellent dispositions which I knew in you in an earlier period of life. these have led you to mistake, to your own prejudice, the character of our attentions to you. they were not favors, but gratifications of our own affections to an object which had every...
I wrote to your Mama, yesterday, my dear Catharine, intending to have written by the same post to yourself. an interruption however put it out of my power. it was the more necessary to have done it, as I had inadvertently made an acknolegement in my letter to her, instead of yourself, of yours of the 16th . I recieve with sincere pleasure this evidence of your recollection, and assure you I...
I owe you a letter, my dear young friend. it is a debt I pay with pleasure, & therefore should not have so long delayed but for the importunity of others more urging & less indulgent. I thank you for your kind congratulations on the proof of public esteem lately bestowed on me. that you write in these sentiments renders them more dear to me. the post is not enviable, as it affords little...