My dearest Friend
I had no Letter from you Yesterday. As You intended to commence your Journey on the 24th. it is not probable this Letter will meet you, till it returns to this Place. But as it is possible you might not be able to set out so soon, you may receive it at Quincy. Brisler is at Quincy before this, I hope.
Charles is just gone, for N. York. I have communicated to him my Plan of sending my Coachman and Horses to Paulus Hook for You. I shall be obliged to send a Man or Boy with the Coachman and that Man or boy may ride my little Horse, which James rides to N. York. I Suppose you will give James his Time, with his Cloaths &c. I however shall leave it to you. I fear he will Spoil our whole House, if he comes here. He has been so indulged like a Baby.
Let me know when you shall be at N. York. You may write me indeed from New York. The Letter will come to me in a day.
If you have Sold all at, that is proper to sell and let the Place at any reasonable Price, it will prove the most economical Measure for Us that could have been taken.
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