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    • Carter, Landon
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    • Washington, George
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Health is a grand object with man; but it becomes all important when the preservation of it in any one person comprehends all the relations of a People; when like a focus the views of all direct to a single point: Permit me therefore to lay before you some leading principles; some conclusions; and some consequent practice, for the security of health. I believe it is a fact generally admitted,...
In pursuance to a conversation I had with you at Mt Vernon I have proceeded as near as I could your wish upon the occasion. I postponed the thing thus long because I thought a personal enquiery would be preferrable to an epistolary one. Upon a question to your Nephew George L. if he had any probable chance of accomodating you, he assured me that he had no prospect at all and advised me to...
I beg your pardon for this intrusion; but indulged by you as I have been in a late correspondence I am bold to adress to you my own tender concerns: But first let me join my country men in a prayer of thanksgiving to almighty God that he has, in his bounty to us all, rescued from Disease a Life so importantly interesting. To God be all praise! amen. Hovering, and in doubt, over the various...
Your favr of the 27th ulmo came to hand three days ago just when I was puting into the Office a Letter of congratulation to meet you at your assylum from the Labors of a weighty Trust. Abstracted from self I can withdraw from an high Idea of the importance of our Loss and am capable of exulting in the calm delights of the Man I love and whom e’er long I may have permission to call by the...
Letter not found: from Landon Carter, 6 Sept. 1799. On 11 Sept. GW wrote Carter : “In answer to your favor of the 6th instant. . . .”