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though it is a long time since I have had the pleasure of writing to you, it is not so, with Respect of my inquires of your health and Happiness and the accounts my Lord Sterling gave me last summer were very agreable his Lordship informed me he spent Some time with you in Virginia Very Happily. I am informed my Lord Dunmore is now Granting lands to the Officers who served in the Virga...
AL (incomplete): American Philosophical Society Having wrote you so many Letters without being Favoured with an Answer, I should not now have presumed to trouble you, was their not some Dispute or Reather Misunderstanding between Mr. Parker and me about the settlement of my Post office Accounts. In the years 1755 and 1756 agreable to your directions their was a Cross Post from New London to...
it is Very hard for me to tell you the Great unneasiness I have Labour’d under since Last Post. on Accot of the affair near Fort Duquesne. where it is said our Troops Commanded by Majr Grant where Repulsed with the Loss of many Virginians amongst whome I am informed my Poor Brother makes one—I Pray you my Dear Friend to let me know how that matter was and what Fate my Dear Brother met if the...
I arrived here a few days agoe from New London and still find Cause of Complaint against you having had not a single Line from you for a Very long time. I make many Allowances for the Hurry you must be in and the Place where you are. I have the Pleasure to inform you that Govr Delancey last night Recd An Express from Albany giving him an Accot of Colo. Broadstreets taking Fort Frontinack with...
I assure you my not having a single Line from you for a Very Long time gives me no small Pain. I make no doubt but you are much ingaged however one moment may be afforded to an old Friend. inclosed you have all the news I can send you and I congratulate you on the same. it is not a tryfling Blow to the Grand Monarch the taking of Louisburgh with so many ships of war in the Harbour—I hope we...
I have only time to forward you the inclosed Paper[.] I most sincerely Long to hear from you. May the almighty giver of all good; Preserve Protect and have you under his immediate Care[.] I Pray you also to be assured I am my Dear sir Your Affectionate ALS , DLC:GW .
I was on a Vissit over to Long Island a few days agoe and unexpectedly Came here. shall Return in the morning for New London. am Very sorry to give an Accot of the Repulse our Forces met with before Tiondoroga[.] we Landed on the 7th near that Fortress with the Loss of abt 30 men. but what was Very Fatall, the Gallant Lord How there Lost his Life, we drove the Enemy from all their out Posts...
The Post waits I can therefore only stop him to cover the inclosed paper to wch Refer you for news. My Little Woman Returns you her most sincere thanks for your kind wishes and says she Longs to have the Pleasure of seeing you in this Part of the world having heard me often mention you —I pray you to accept of Both our Compliments & best wishes for your sincere Happiness & believe me to be my...
I Reced your Very kind Letter by my Brother and assure you both my Little Partner and self Return you our sincere thanks for your kind wishes, how Earnestly Dear sir do I wish your Busseniss would now Call you to the northward that I might have an oppertunity of behaving to you in a more suitable manner then I could when you was last here[.] believe me when I say my Sincere hearty good wishes...
I wrote you by the last Post to which must now Cheifly Refer you, this being just to beg your Pardon for the freedom I have taken to direct a small Box to you for my Brother. this Box will be forwarded to you by Mr William Coxe of Phila. who will at the desire of Mr Robinson send you a Line acquainting you by what Oppertunity & which way it is sent, if we have any thing new I Shall take Care...