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D r Price presents his respectful complim ts: to M r Adams, and conveys to him the inclosed policy— Should M r Houdon happen not to have had the Small-pox, the policy will not be vacated unless he Should die of the Small-pox. The congregation at Hackney are making alterations by which they will enlarge Several Pews, and gain one pew w ch: they intend to reserve for the accommodation of M r...
I have been wishing to call upon you all this week, but the weather has been so discouraging as not to Suffer me to go much from home. I have communicated your request to the Gentlemen who manage the affairs of the meeting at Hackney. They agree with me in thinking the Society much honoured by your attendance; and they have directed me to inform you that, as the pew lately made is a permanent...
I have been wishing to call upon you all this week, but the weather has been so discouraging as not to Suffer me to go much from home. I have communicated your request to the Gentlemen who manage the affairs of the meeting at Hackney. They agree with me in thinking the Society much honoured by your attendance; and they have directed me to inform you that, as the pew lately made is a permanent...
The attention with which you have honoured me will not Suffer me to neglect informing you of an event which at present overwhelms my Spirits. After enjoying thirty years of happines with my dear wife, She was yesterday dismiss’d from this world after long languishing under the Palsy. This is the greatest trouble I have ever met with. It will much alter the plan of my life, and interrupt for at...
I am sorry I could not have the pleasure of Seeing you and Col l Smith when you did me the favour to call upon me. I found I could not Stay in the House, and therefore fled to Sydenham, leaving my Nephew and other friends to manage a business that I could not think of without being overpower’d. Tho’ the event has been long expected and was indeed, in the circumstances of the late dear...
When I writ to you last week to return you my thanks for the instruction and pleasure given me by your Defence of the American Constitution I had no reason to expect that you Should give yourself the trouble of making any reply to it. I am therefore the more obliged to you for your letter; and I cannot make myself easy without Sending you a few lines of acknowledgemt:—The circumstance you...
I have just received the favour of your letter, and feel an impatience to thank you for it. Your recommendation of Mr Neckar’s book raises my expectations from it, and I will take the first opportunity to purchase it, and to endeavour to persuade Some of the booksellers to get it translated. Will you be so good as to inform Mr Bowdoin that he was balloted for last night at the Royal Society...
Having been very happy in your friendship, and much honoured by it while you resided in this country, I cannot avoid taking the opportunity which is now offer’d me of conveying to you a few lines. While at Portsmouth you favoured me with two letters. The first I answered; and the second I should have answered had I not imagined that you were on the point of Sailing, and therefore doubted...