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I feel myself treading on sacred ground when I approach the scenes illuminated and made glorious by the mild lights of a long life uniformly dedicated to usefulness and to virtue. With veneration I approach the Wisdom of age—with love I approach my friend—yet with these delightful feelings is mixed some reluctance, when, for an object quite selfish, I invade the tranquility of thy retirement...
Having met with considerable losses from the fall of lightning upon several species of property at my plantation in the County of Goochland and to guard as much as possible against such an occurrance at this place have come to a resolution of Erecting one or more Franklins as I Shall be advised by You, to my present dwelling,—After giving you a description of the house you perhaps may be the...
We have received a letter from M r Terrell in which he complains that letters under date of April 11 th 1816 were the only letters he had received from his friends in this country. These were the first letters written to him, & his anxiety is very great. All others have fail’d to reach him—It was thro’ your friendly aid that they were forwarded; and that the enclosed may more certainly arrive...