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Though the kind remembrance I have of my Sister is imprinted upon my heart; as with a point of a...
Whenever I have set myself down to write to my dear Sisters, I have found myself so drowned in...
I have this moment been conversing with Richard Dexter upon the subject of becoming one of in...
After many expecting, anxious hours for my dear Nephew, I am made happy by seeing his safe...
My little Abby—has been sick with a slow intermitting fever, occasioned by a cold—which has...
It is a long time since I have written to you—My mind has been so agitated that I was not fit to...
How often do we find that having much to say, the full heart cannot impart the half. This evil I...
A Letter which I had a long time wished for, I at length received from my affectionate Sister....
To hear of your health, & safe return to Quincy, was joyful tidings to one whose bosom glows with...
Miss Palmer has given me hopes of your coming, & Mrs Smith to our Exhibition, & says, you say,...
Not one word have I heard from my Dear Sister, since I left Boston, nor have I had any...
A mind agitated by the Vicissitudes attendant upon the present juncture of publick affairs, &...
For the communications by Mrs. Black, you have my grateful acknowledgements. She made me only a...
The night before, our Exhibition I received your kind letter, which indeed sunk my spirits, as...
I hope my Dear Sister has had her Cup of happiness filled, by having an amiable long absent Son,...
It has been many weeks since I have heard from you; I hope you have enjoyed health. Our Winter...
I have been gratified by receiving two kind letters from you. No circumstance of joy or sorrow...
I hear by Dr Tufts that our Medford Farm will be greatly injured by the middlesex Canal being cut...
I have been much gratified by a charming visit from my Son. He looks very pale, but says he is...
When your Son delivered me your kind letter, little did I think, it would be so long, before I...
None but an affectionate Sister, can tell how much I was gratified, to recognize your well known...
I will not, I dare not, stop to think how long it is, since I have written to my Dear Sister, but...
It has been a cold backward Spring, & Abby could not get abroad as I wished, she has a great deal...
Last week I went to Newburyport to accompany Capt Peabody, when I returned a Letter from my...
It is a long time my Dear Sister, since I have written to you; but I consider it a priviledge...
Last Wednesday Miss Livermore was conducted by her Brother, from this House, as far as Haverhill,...
I received your kind letter, with the sum enclosed for Mr Little. Butter has, since yours was...
Mr Lion and his intended I suppose so , as the modern phrase is, called here last Wednesday—I was...
You my beloved Sisters, whose time is ever filled , with the various duties of Life, can more...
I had anticipated a visit from Mrs Adams, & both her Children, for a few days at least, when she...
To tell you that I am exceedingly grieved , to hear that you have been very sick, would be to...
It would be impossible for me to tell you how disappointed, grieved, vexed, & everything, I was,...
By last Friday mail, I received your very excellent Letter, wherein you observe, it was thought a...
I am rejoiced to hear that you, & my niece got home safe. Such little excursions are really...
I have been hoping every day since since I got home, that I should have more leisure tomorrow ,...
I scarcely know when was the last time that I wrote to my Dear Sister, but this I can fully...
A Day since I saw Mrs Harrod & she informed me that you had thoughts of making us a visit, & to...
I this Day by the Mail received your kind letter, & am happy to hear you got Home, with your...
By yesterday mail I received your kind letter. It is indeed a great while since we have heard...
Through the protecting hand of a gracious Providence, I am rising from a bed of Sickness, where I...
I know that my Dear Sister, will rejoice to hear that the kind Healer of the sick, has again...
When you were here, I lent a great Coat, a small one—to Mrs Harrod, to keep of the rain, which...
The Time since I have written to you, I acknowledge is too long for One, whose Heart is deeply...
My Dear Sisters, interesting Letters conveyed by the Mail, were gratefully received by their...
I thank you My Dear, & revered Brother & Sister, for your repeated attentions to me, & mine. The...
I have but just received your very Sisterly Letter, by Mrs Adams, handed me this morning. I...
The very sudden change of the weather last Sabbath, when I was in a high state of persperation;...
I hope my Dear Sister’s Fibres are not so relaxed by the late intense heat of the weather, as not...
Your Letter my Dear Sister, received a week since, flattered me with the pleasing Prospect of our...
Last Tuesday the Horn blew to announce the Departure of the Mail an Hour sooner than the usual...