her but very seldom - my love to the Major - I hope are this that he has got the better of the spitting Blood you mention in your last -
My love to your Brothers and sisters in which the President joins kiss your dear little Babes for me and Believe me my dear
Fanny your most affectionate M Washington
(Address) Mrs Frans Washington (Docket) From Mrs. M Washington February 8th 1793
ALS, ViMtV (on loan).
My dear Fanny Philadelphia February the 10th 1793 Since my last, your letter of the 25th January is come to hand. - I am sincearly sorry to hear that the pore majors complaints continue, - the alwise disposer of events only can relive him and I trust he will in his good time delver him from his great distress and difficulties - I am sorry dear Little Charles is not well-the season of the year is bad for all complaints the weather being so very warm - it is happy for you that Maria and Fayette keep well 1 - indeed My Dear Fanny I am very glad to hear from you and I am pleased that kind providence has enabled you to support yourself under your great afflictions. I can with the greatest truth assure you that the President and myself feel very sincearly for you in your heavy afflictions and will take pleasure in doing every thing we can to make your trobles as light to you as we can - thank god we are tolarable well - if Patty Dandridge can be useful to you I hope she will stay with you -
I will my dear Fanny, have you a bonnit and cloak made and sent by the first oppertunity at this time thare is no vessel hear from Richmon