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Some of the most respectable Persons in this Town, having recommanded to me to write a few Lines to you Sir, assuring me I may depend on it that you will, not only excuse the liberty of my addressing you, but that I may also flatter myself to be favoured with a reply. The fact is, a Brother-in-law of mine abroad is in possession of a compleat phisical, chimical, and astronomical Apparatus, fit...
In return for the honor you did me by the Communication in your favour of the 15 th Jan y , please to accept my most sincere acknowledgements. I would by no means inconvenience you a second time were I aware how a Letter from me could reach the Board of Visitors of the College, and consequently once more take the Liberty of trespassing on your politeness to entreat, you will have the goodness...
Altho’ the Lines you honoured me with were not favourable for my physical cabinet, I flatter myself that you, as a Protector of the Arts & Sciences in this Country, will not be offended If I hand you a few Catalogues of this Apparatus; for according to the opinion of several Professors, there is not Such a complete physical Cabinet anywhere in the United=States.— As it is uncertain, whether or...
The vessel which was to bring the other half of the Cabinet, being now only arrived at Boston, it is the cause why the Lines you honoured me with on the 8 th Decb r have not been answered sooner.— I take herewith the liberty of handing you an other Catalogue, with the prices annexed to it: The Instruments being Superior in workmanship, & finish, as those made for mere school use, Some articles...