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After offering you my most sincere acknowledgements & thanks for the many kindnesses which I have received from you, and assuring you that they have imprinted a grateful remembrance on my mind, which can never be impaired while I live— without further preface I inform you that my health & contentment require of me to quit my present walk in life. and as I know that you yourself delight in open...
In the afternoon of the day after your departure from Philada I went on board the vessel bound for Alexandria & did not reach the chesapeake ’till Saturday last & landed at Hampton yesterday morning. Owing to calms & head winds the passage was unusually long. On my arrival at Hampton I determined, as you thought it best, to visit my friends in New Kent in my way to Mount Vernon, & am...
Painful as it is to me (& I assure you it is truly so) to trouble you with anything which relates to myself, knowing as I do that your time is now scarcely adequate to the discharge of the duties & avocations which are attached to your station; yet I conceive myself so forcibly impelled by several reasons (for which I beg to refer you to my letter on this subject in July last, and to which...
The Letter which you were pleased to write to me of the 3d inst. was not put into my hands ’till late on thursday evening, which prevented my answering it on friday morng as by some new arrangement the Mail for Alexa. is closed at ½ past 7 in the morning. The Lustre was taken down, well packed, and (with the Boat awning, Sail, &ca) put on board the Tryal, Capt. Hand, who sailed early on Monday...
After a very disagreeable and tedious passage of eight weeks from the Delaware, I was landed in Europe, with Mr & Mrs Murray, on the 7th instant, at the mouth of the Texel. We got on shore in the afternoon, & the next day pursued our journey by land towards Amsterdam, where we arrived on the 9th—Several vessels which left Philadelphia after our departure had arrived here ten days before us,...
Your Letter of 3d Decmr last came to my hands only yesterday, & as Mr Bourne is now here from Amsterdam I take the opportunity of acknowledging its rect, puting this into his care to be sent by the first vessel for America. It gave me very great pleasure to hear from you that you and the family at Mt Vernon & our friends generally around you were well, the more so as your’s is the only letter...
On the rect of Your letter of the 3d Decemr last relating among other things to a Joiner, I wrote to you on 11 May assuring you that I wd endeavour to procure one for you. I sent duplicates & hope a copy has reached you. I have faithfully kept my promise & made every possible enquiry for such a man as you wished for. Mr Bourne & the gentleman whom I mentioned on 11 May (both of this place,...
The increasing feebleness of my health rendering it impossible for me to discharge the duties of Secretary to Mr Murray in a manner which I can reconcile to myself, has induced me to come to a determination to return to America. I conceived it to be my duty, Sir, to inform you of this determination to quit a situation in wch your goodness had placed me; and a fear lest Mr Murray should, from...
Mr Charles W. Valangin who will have the honor to hand you this, is the Son of Dr de Valangin an eminent & very respectable physician of this City. I have had the pleasure of his acquaintance since my first arrival in England & with great confidence take the liberty of making him known to you as an intelligent & worthy man. Mr Valangin goes to the United States with the intention of making it...