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I reached the end of my journey on Saturday Evening; without accident and in good health. I found your friends here all well. Payne arrived about an hour after I did. I inclose a letter from him, with several others. During my halt at Baltimore, I made two efforts to see Bishop Carroll, but without success. Genl. Smith had not returned to Town from his Country Seat. I could do nothing...
Your second letter my dearest, of the 26. continued on the 28. is this moment recd; and flatters my anxious wishes & hopes for your perfect recovery, and your safe return to Washington. I am glad to find you so determined in your adherence to the Drs. prescriptions. Be assured that he will give none that are not indispensable, & that you will not rejoice in having strictly observed. I had not...
The last mail brought me, my dearest yours of the 30 Ocr. I am happy to find you able to walk about. I hope that will help to restore your appetite & strength, and that it will not belong before you will be able to undertake a journey hither; tho’ anxiously as I sigh for it, I can not wish it to be precipitated agst. the fullest approbation of Dr. P. I inclose a letter from the President and...
Yours of the 1st. instant, my dearest gives me much happiness, but it can not be compleat till I have you again secure with me. Let me know the moment you can of the time you will set out that I may make arrangements for paying th⟨e⟩; Dr. &c. My Tobo. has been sold in Richd, but unfortunately th⟨e⟩; bills are not yet come on, and are on N. York at 60 days, so that some negociation will be...
I have recd. my dearest your letter by the last mail. As the Horses have been bought, the bargain must not only be maintained but Mr. Patton must understand that I am particularly indebted to him for his kindness on that as well as on other occasions. I inclose a note from Mr. Ker relating to the Cook. It implies that she was hired for a year and must be paid for accordingly. Let me know what...
I was not disappointed my dearest, in my expectation of a letter by the last mail, which continues to give me favorable reports of your returning health & strength. I hope by this time Mrs. Cutts will have joined you and that the event will accelerate that of your setting out. Proceed nevertheless with all the caution the Dr. may recommend. The inclosed letter came by yesterdays mail. I have...
I have recd. my dearest yours begun on the 15. & continued on the 16th. The low spirits which pervade it affect mine. I sho⟨uld⟩; be still more affected, if you did not tell me that your knee grew better and stronger. I am much consoled by that information, and think you ought to be also, as your knee has been the source of both our disquietudes. I hope your next will manifest better spirits,...
I mentioned in my last my dearest that I should put into the mail today the remittance promised you. Having failed to sell the bill on N. York I was obliged to enter into an arrangement with the Bank here bottomed on the Credit of that Bill. It has enabled me to forward you the enclosed post note which I hope will arrive safe, and remove all ⟨pecuni⟩;ary obstacles to your setting out. Should...
This is the last mail My dearest that will be likely to find you in Philada. and I am not without some hope that this will be too late. I take the chance however for enclosing a few letters which as they will be returned in case of your previous departure, you will receive them as soon as if they were kept here. I am desirous that you shd. get Mr Carrol, before you arrive in Baltimore. You...