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I have to acknoledge the reciept of your friendly letter of the 5th instant . I had before heard of the melancholy situation of mrs Skipwith and, whatever reason might suggest as less painful than that was to herself and her friends, yet affection could not learn the event without a shock, and a tender recollection of former scenes on which the curtain is now forever drawn. but we shall join...
I expected mr Eppes would have passed this way on his return from the springs, or I should not have been thus long in expressing to you my sincere sympathies on the loss of our dear friend. your sorrows indeed must be of an higher order: but for no one living had I a more brotherly affection; and a renewal of intercourse with him yourself & family, was one of the objects which brightened most...
Most greatful my dear Sir is your truly affectionate letter to my wounded soul which has been more dead than a live since the fatal day my be-lov’d husband set out for the Springs— We shall be extremely happy to be favor’d with a visit from you & sincerely hope your dear family will accompany you for be assur’d we have the highest affection for every individual— I have promis’d to accompany my...
Your favor of Dec. 9 . did not get to hand till the day before yesterday, and then without the article for Francis said to be inclosed. whether forgotten to be inclosed or lost by the way yourself will be able to know. Francis had written his first letter to his papa , his second to his Mama , and had been promising to prepare one for yourself for a day or two before the reciept of yours. it...
Your favor of Jan 9. is just come to hand— on folding the letter I found the socks too large to go in it I inclos’d them in a separate paper & tied them with a thread to the letter— I am delight’d with your account of my sweet Francis —I could not have supposed his progress could have been as great in writing— We shall be happy to have your company in April & any part of your family that will...