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being after a tiresome journey of six days arrived in New-york, I take, according to the wish you so kindly expressed, the opportunity of the first post day after our arrival to inform you of it, and to renew to you the assurances of a gratitude which words can but imperfectly express. the sense of all my obligations to you, and the remembrance of the paternal care with which you have always...
at the moment of embarking on board of the vessel which is to carry us to France, I snatch a few minutes to inform you that when you receive these few lines we will be on our way to our native country where we will carry a deep sense of all which we owe you, and where I hope to be able to tell my parents all their own as well as my own obligations to you. we are this moment setting out to go...
We meet a vessel going to Philadelphia and coming from bourdeaux. we have Seen by all the newspapers, that there has been fresh disturbances in france. but our confidence is not abated; the Same purity of motives which always animated us directs Still our Motion! the liberation of General lafayette is confirmed and nothing more of him is known by the Passengers of this Ship. be So kind as to...
allow me once more to take up your time and to make use of the permission you have given me to trouble you from time to time with a letter. Immediately after putting in the post office my letter of the 21st inst. we waited upon the French consul in this city, where we learnt that there was a vessel ready to sail for Havre de grace in France. the consul had been so polite as to bespeak already...
I Just received your kind letter of the 5th of December it was taken at sea by a French privateer, and brought to Mr Murray at the Hague. this gentleman very politely sent it to us. it made me very happy to see that you still preserved for me that kindness whose effects I so often experienced when with you. I am now extremely happy. I am with my parents and sisters who love me as I love them...
You will I have no doubt be surprized, to receive a letter from me dated from an English port, and I myself little expected to have wrote to you, from this place, we have had a very long and disagreable passage. In the Ocean we had a contrary wind, for twenty days together which at last carried us to the north of the scilly Islands. we had then to sail back again round them to enter the...
I take the opportunity of Mr Lewis’s return to Mount-Vernon to trouble you with a few lines. by letters from France I have had at last the long wished for conformation of my father’s liberation, an old friend of my father’s brought them to me, and I can entertain no more doubts on that article. their arrival in France is not yet mentioned, but the particulars in these private news coincide so...