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I have been looking out for lodgings, yesterday and this day, and have at length found a bed...
After a very warm and dusty Journey, setting out early, and riding late, I arrived here on Monday...
I was so lucky as to have a passage of 26 hours from Helvoet sluis to Harwich and arrived in town...
I am so pleased with your Letters, in general, that you may well believe that of the 6. has...
If it should be convenient to you, I would be obliged to you for a supply of money. I endeavour...
Mr. Thaxter will want a horse in a short time, to go a journey, and I should be glad, if mine is...
My two Brothers, Leonard and Charles, will leave us tomorrow for Cambridge, and you would perhaps...
RC (Privately owned); addressed: “Mr: Bob Longer. In the paradise of fools.” Probably an...
M r: Lincoln, the bearer, is a young preacher, who belongs to Hingham; he is going home, and I...
I came yesterday as far as Boston with Sister Lucy, who is employ’d in fixing me off: I came here...
I should, certainly have written before this, at least to show how gratefull a Sense, I retain,...
My things, are yet pretty much in Confusion, and I do not expect to get well settled till the...
I desired my brother Charles when he went from Haverhill, to mention, that I was again in need of...
I expected to have received ere this some Letters either from Braintree or Boston; But excepting...
We are now sailing up North River; and have met the french packet about 6 leagues from New York:...
I should deserve, all the reproaches which my friends in America have made me if I neglected...
Mr. Church proposes to embark on board the british Packet, which is to sail to-morrow. He has...
I am now much more at my disposal, with respect to my Time, than I was at Haverhill, and can...
I have only time to write a few lines for the present as the Post is about to depart. On Saturday...
We have not received as yet any answer to the letters we wrote you the day I arrived in town; and...
Yesterday, I met Mr. Bridgen at the Coffee House; he told me he had a book for you, and this...
Yesterday I received your favour by Dr. Parker, and was very glad to find you pleased with your...
I this day receiv’d your favour of the 11th. instant and expect to send the Books away, in the...
In my last Letter, I informed you of my intention to set off for the Hague next Wednesday; since...
I received a few days agone, your favour of June 2d: you mention an Affair, concerning which I...
I am at length released from the multiplicity of business which has employ’d so much of my time,...
After having suffered so long an interval of Time to pass, since I wrote you last, it is...
Last Wednesday Mr. W. Vaughan, got me introduced into the house of Commons, and I was there, from...
I received this afternoon your No. 11 and I never received a letter which caused such a variety...
I have been so much taken up these four or five days, in copying both for my Pappa and Mamma,...
My Mamma has desired me, My dear Aunt, to give a Copy of a few cursory minutes, that I took at...
You will perhaps be surprised, to see that in less than 8 hours I have come 9 ½ posts. But the...
What shall I say to my sister? Indeed, I am quite at a loss. I spend much more time in thinking...
I am afraid my dear Mamma, will accuse me again of neglect for not having written to her, since I...
At length the scene of my collegiate life is closed, and about a fortnight ago I made a public...
We have mutually been deficient in those attentions, which absent connections ought always to...
We have had the most considerable freshet in the river that has ever been known. I mentioned in...
Although I have been writing a long Letter to Charles, I still must find something to say to you,...
This is the eighth day it has rained and stormed without intermission, the weather is worse than...
Three months have now elapsed, since, I have received, one line from Europe; and the only...
I went on shore upon Long Island with our Captain, and visited Monsr. de Marbois, who has taken a...
Several months have again elapsed, since, I wrote you, but I shall henceforth, be able to spare...
Mr. Söderström, the Sweedish Consul, has been here about a fortnight. I went this morning about a...
What shall I say to justify the date of this letter, after so many fair promises to be punctual,...
I determined about a fortnight agone, to sit down, and write you a letter, expressing my anxiety...
In my last I just mentioned having been over upon Long Island, and paid a visit to Mrs. Smith,...
As you have ordered me in a Letter which I have Lately receiv’d to give you my own Observations...
I have been in a manner cheated out of this day by the library; for in looking over the books,...
Our winds are now contrary, and as they changed with the moon they may be three weeks as they...
I am now settled down for the Winter, and shall be obliged to pay an unremitting attention to my...