My Dearest Friend
We have a spell of very cold weather and some now with a present Prospect of more. You have had a fine Winter for Business and the snow still continue with you in admirable order for [illegible] sleighing and Sledding.
The Birthnight Ball was as splendid but no so elegant and as you have seen at St. James's. I came off at ten without supper. The savages press through all Decorum in such a manner that I would not go. Some ladies were in danger. But none hurt I believe.
The Spanish Treaty is arrived. But not yet laid before Us.
Mrs. W. told Mrs. Cushing at Mrs. Boudinots that the print was [sentence unfinished] .