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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...
Three months have now elapsed, since, I have received, one line from Europe; and the only...
Several months have again elapsed, since, I wrote you, but I shall henceforth, be able to spare...
M r: Lincoln, the bearer, is a young preacher, who belongs to Hingham; he is going home, and I...
As you have ordered me in a Letter which I have Lately receiv’d to give you my own Observations...
It is a long time since I wrote you last, but I am perfectly weary of making apologies. I have no...
It is mortifying to me, to be again obliged to offer an excuse, for not having written more...
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...
I received this afternoon your No. 11 and I never received a letter which caused such a variety...
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...
We have had the most considerable freshet in the river that has ever been known. I mentioned in...
This is the eighth day it has rained and stormed without intermission, the weather is worse than...
I went on shore upon Long Island with our Captain, and visited Monsr. de Marbois, who has taken a...
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,...
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...
This morning we left Hartford New Haven, accompanied by Mr. Broome, and Mr. Brush, who wishing to...
You have doubtless received before this, my Letter by Mr. Barclay, and you will have my N:2 in a...
I came into Boston this morning, and shall probably spend the week here, in order to pay all my...
All this day has been employ’d in answering Questions respecting you, and all is not over yet. I...
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...
I have been looking out for lodgings, yesterday and this day, and have at length found a bed...
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 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...
After having suffered so long an interval of Time to pass, since I wrote you last, it is...
I am so pleased with your Letters, in general, that you may well believe that of the 6. has...
Last Wednesday Mr. W. Vaughan, got me introduced into the house of Commons, and I was there, from...
We have mutually been deficient in those attentions, which absent connections ought always to...
I have not written to you before, since I left you, because my Studies and European Letters have...
I came yesterday as far as Boston with Sister Lucy, who is employ’d in fixing me off: I came here...
While I was at St. Petersbourg, I had, the Pleasure, of receiving a Letter from you; I answered...
My things, are yet pretty much in Confusion, and I do not expect to get well settled till the...
My Mamma has desired me, My dear Aunt, to give a Copy of a few cursory minutes, that I took at...