[dateline] [Boston, 24 July 1776]1
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Respectfull Regards to Mr. Hancock with thanks for his very polite and generous offer
and Let him know that I entertain a gratefull Sense of his kindness. My Regards to
his Lady too who I hear is in thriveing circumstances. I wish they may be blessed
with a fine Son.—Mr. Winth[r]ope deliverd me yours of july 7. Mr. Gerry is not yet arrived. We have not any news.
My Eyes will suffer for this exertion. Adieu ever Ever Yours.