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He also knows that you are dear very dear to your brother, grand-mother aunts and uncles. My own feelings is not to be in question relative to you.
I have no doubt and hope that Washington has many kind hospitable inhabitants, but none can feel and see like a mother.

Why do you not write to Robert, he thinks you neglect him. He has an idea of quiting the clerks office for two or three years, and riding sherif.
His health is not good, we fear that the confinement of the office is not good for him. I hope that resting for a year or so, he will become strong
and stout. His time of life is a trying for almost all youth, for which reason he should use every precaution, and leave nothing unturned to
establish good health.

Mr Christy got a letter from Fanny since I wrote you last. She says her Father is yet in bad health, but they are in hopes he is over the worst.
She also speaks of receiving an interesting and welcome letter from you. She says you spoke of going to Philadelphia in your letter, for which
reason she thought it best not to write to you until she knew whether you had gone or not. She requested Mr C. to let her know immediately.
he has done so a week since Fanny is very anxious to return to this place.

Maganetta's little daughter has been sick with the scarlet fever but she is now well, thank God for she is a dear infant. I wish you could see her,
I know you would love her. She is beautiful. She has long dark brown hair black eyes and round face. I wish you could of seen her yesterday.
We were at Mr Bradfords with her. I set her on the piano stool, and her first impulse was to raise both hands and strike the keys. She struck
them as hard as she could twice. She was {frightened} at her boldness, and folded her arms on her little bosom, and looked as if

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