My dearest Friend
I am lodged at Mr. Otis's and am personally well accommodated: but I am So little pleased with living alone at any Lodgings, that this shall be the last time. You must come to me another Year or I will come to you. I am convinced if you were now here you would again be sick for the damp and chill is very penetrating, Next fall, I hope your health will be better.
How the Election is gone I know not. It cannot go amiss for me, because I am prepared for every Event. Indeed I am of the Cat kind and fall upon my feet, throw me as they will. I hear some very good Stories to this purpose sometimes.
Why Said Benson to Livingston who it seems is a serious Man. Mr. Adams reads the
Benson got the laugh upon Livingston but I love Livingston the better for the story. It shews Integrity and Candor at Bottom, 'tho Prejudice and Party Spirit were att top.
The President and Lady and all others Enquire anxiously and affectionately for You. I have given Charles my Coach Horses to buy him Law Books, For the future your Pair of Horses will be all I shall keep. My Love to all.
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