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Mr Rodde informs me that before he left St: Petersburg the twenty-five English Mails had arrived, from which I conclude that the Gulph of Bothnia has already been for some time passable—I now regret very much that I did not go by the way of Abo; for I should in all probability have been at this time in Stockholm; and here am I wind-bound, and ice-bound; and for ought I see likely to be so a...
What can I say to my beloved friend, but that I am still the prisoner of the ice and the winds?—It is a poor Consolation, but the only one I have that they are both in Coalition to prevent my departure—The Winds which last Summer when we expected Mr Gallatin and Mr Bayard, seemed to have taken a lease for Years at East, now adhere with no less obstinacy to the Westward, and untill they relent,...
After I had closed my Letter for you which is to go by this night’s Post, I received a Letter from Mr Sterky, the Swedish commercial Agent at St: Petersburg, dated the 10th: instt. last Tuesday; and enclosing one from Count Engeström of 26. April, only two days before I left you—So that if I had gone by the way of Abo, I should not have been detained by the Ice, an hour—And here—I have seen...
On Sunday Evening, immediately after I had closed my last Letter to you, I came on board this Vessel, with the expectation of proceeding the next Morning upon my Voyage. I requested Mr Rodde, in case we should sail, to write you a line informing you of that circumstance. We did actually sail on Monday Morning with a fair, but very light wind which by the time we were out of the harbour died...
By the last Post I sent you the Journal of my Voyage from Reval to this place, and at the close of it, had just time to acknowledge the receipt of your kind favour, and my dear Charles’s Letter of the 8th:—Mr Peyron arrived here only one day after me, and brought a Post-Office of Dispatches and letters for me, among which one and the most precious of all, was your’s of the 15th:—which with the...
I wrote you by the last Post, that it was my intention to leave this City for Gothenburg this day, and that my next Letter to you, would probably be from that place—I still hold my purpose of departing at six O’Clock this Evening; but I have not Patience to wait untill I reach Gothenburg before I write to you again—Having taken a Press Copy of my last, I now enclose it to you, lest by some...
Since my departure from Gothenburg Stockholm, I have been in such a constant tumult of motion, and emotion, that I have not been able to put pen to paper, except to write my name in the day-book at the Post-houses on the road—I have much to say to you, of no sort of importance, but which I want to say, because every thing is important to those whom we love—I mean, as the Clown in Shakespear...
My last Letter accounted regularly for my progress from Stockholm, only as far as Oerebro, where I arrived, at 11. O’Clock on Friday Evening 3. June. My Servant according to my directions had waited for me there—I immediately made up his ticket or Marche-route for the next day; allowing for the Stages, at the same rate of time that I had untill then found necessary. I dispatched him...
The wind, which had been blowing for ten days to the Westward having yesterday become fair, Captain Angus went up to Gothenburg, and informed Mr Russell and me that he was ready to sail—We determined to embark immediately, and I had barely time to close my Letter for you, which went by the Yesterday’s Post—The Ship was laying about three Miles below the City, and we came on board, about 8...
Le Grand Maître des Cérémonies a l’honneur d’informer Madame Adams qu’Elle est invitée à se rendre, Jeudi prochain 25. de ce mois, au Château Impérial de Pavlovsky, où Elle sera admise à diner chez Sa Majesté l’Impératrice. Il y aura ensuite spectacle et souper. En arrivant à Pavolovsky Madame Adams voudra bien descendre à la maison dite de Moukhanoff, où elle trouvera des appartemens préparés...