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    • Lovell, James
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    • Lovell, James
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Am I to be mortified by finding that I have not been missed among those who have paid their Compliments to You & your Lady since your arrival here? Or, will you Both rather do me the Justice to own a degree of surprise at not being one of the very first ? Unavoidable engagement in my office frustrated my eager wish to be at your Landing, Stairs, and, situated as you are, at present, you must...
I did not omit to write by the Conveyance of one of the most amiable Women I ever knew. I only omitted to send my written Congratulations to you upon that Felicity which her Presence must afford after so long a Seperation. Capital Sacrifice to your Country thus pleasingly in part rewarded! The Consul Gen l. of France, my Neighbour, then informed me that M rs. Adams had sailed while I slept,...
Advised and even pressed, by Friends near me and at a Distance, “ to go on to New York ;—to be in the Way of soliciting, counteracting ” and such kind of Measures respecting the Collectorship here, I am sure I need only say to you that my Duty lays in this country; and that the very Circumstance of quitting & neglecting it for the purposes mentioned would be very ill Proof of that Degree of...
It is long, since I took any Opportunity of repeating Assurances of my sincere and very great Esteem for you. Tired most heartily of the Jealousies & Animosities which are almost inseperable from governmental Emploies, and very hardly put to it to find Bread to eat or Rayment to cloathe myself and my numerous Family, I have rarely felt any proper Disposition of Mind for an Attempt to write...