My Dear Nelly Miss Greene1 played this hymn for me and I thought the prettest set I have ever herd She was so obliging as to write it for you and send it and beg you will set it in one of your books - so as may have it to play for me if I live to see you 2
Sir Philadelphia the 12 January 1797
From the hands of Mr Anthony, 1 I received a proof print engraved from the whole length Portrait of the President. I received it, Sir, as a mark of your esteem and polite attention, and shall set great store by it accordingly. -
A few weeks now, will place me in the shades of mount vernon, under our own vines and fig trees; whare with very sincere assurances I may add we should be always extreemly happy to see you. - for the numberless instances of you politeness to me, I pray you to accept my thanks; and to be persuaded of the great esteem and regard
you most obedant
and obliged Hble servant
The President has enjoined
it upon me to tender you
his sincear regards
John Trumbull Esqr
12th January 1797 - Recd
Ansd April 25th
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Publication information: Book title: Worthy Partner:The Papers of Martha Washington. Contributors: Joseph E. Fields - Compiler, Martha Washington - Author. Publisher: Greenwood Press. Place of publication: Westport, CT. Publication year: 1994. Page number: 296.
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