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Deign to forgive the liberty which I take, in compliance to the earnest request of Mr: Coffin’s friends, in asking you, if you should judge it proper, to sign your name to the enclosed paper in recommendation of Mr Francis Coffin, a brother of my friend Mrs: Derby.—we shall consider the honour of your name as of the highest importance to him: he is a very excellent young man & would be worthy...
Having heard from Mr. Binon the Sculptor, yesterday, that you had graciously expressed a wish to see a little drama of “The Yankey in England” by our departed friend. I have now the honor to enclose it to you, and present Doolittle to your mercy & indulgence, with the hope that he may now & then excite a smile in your countenance. I am peculiarly interested in poor Doolittle, from the...
The enclosed Letter has been written some time since, but I have had no opportunity of sending it by private conveyance. Having heard from Monsr Artiquendue that he proposed doing himself the honor of paying his homage to you at Quincy, I have charged him with it, & at the same time avail myself of the occasion to present this Gentleman to you. As his estimable qualities must be already known...
It was the wish of my lamented Husband, that after his death, small tokens of his affection & remembrance should be presented to each of his dearest & most esteemed friends… this sacred request of his, must plead my apology to the most valued & most highly venerated of his friends & Patrons, for presuming to write to him this note, & offering him a little braid of General Humphrey’s Hair, with...