Collections Volume 55

Collections Volume 55

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...since, which has raised a great disturbance in the whole mass of the fluids, together with great pains in all the solid parts, & very troublesome hysterll passions. The spirits are low & very much discomposed. Her nights are restless, with little or no sleep. Last night and this morning I found a high fever. All symptoms are very uncomfortable, and call speedily for your much desired presence and advice. Madam's illness excuses your receiving a letter from her more welcome hand, and hath cal1'd for these lines from Y' Hon'? very humble servi, N. WILLIAMS. Haec mea si, conjux, mireris epistola quare Alterius digitis scripta sit, wgra fui. Indorsed: " M' N athanl. Williams, Rector of Free Schoole at Boston." WAIT WINTHROP TO HIS SON JOHN. Bosron, July 13%," 1713. DEAR SoN, --I haue yours; I thank God you got well home;_ hope you found the children all well. Your ' Nathaniel Williams was born in Boston Aug. 25, 1675, graduated at Harvard College in 1693, and in 1698 was ordained as an evangelist for one of the West India islands. In August, 1708, he was appointed head master of the Boston Latin School, which oflice he held until 1734, when he resigned. on account of "age and infirrnities." He died Jan. 10, 1737-8. See Eliot's Biographical Dictionary, pp. 494, 495.--Ens. mother has had the ague and fever every other day, but more easyl hope every time; she sits up on the well day, but is but weake, but I hope mends. I haue not been able to get hatt, shoos, &c., hauing been confined by-reason of your mother's illness. M' Dosset promises to haue a pair or two for the next post, and hope shall by that get somthing for the children. The Gov? went last week more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236986040
  • 9781236986047