Old Family Letters

Old Family Letters : Copied from the Originals; Series a (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Old Family Letters: Copied From the Originals; Series A Nathan Webb was the son Of the late Deacon Jona than Webb of Quincy and the Grandson of Benjamin Webb Of the same Place. The Father and Grandfather were intimate Friends Of my Father and Grandfather, and the son was my Playfellow at the Grammar School in Braintree and my Contemporary at Colledge. He had Wit, humour and good Nature equal to his under standing and Judgment which were very good. He died young and I attended him in his last sickness with equal Grief and assiduity and watched with him the night or two before his death. He left this letter and some Others in Possession Of his Father who left it with his whole Estate to his N ephew, Captain Jonathan Webb now Of this Town living in the Old seat of the Family, who about a fortnight ago was kind enough to send it to me, after it had lain fifty one years and an half among the Papers Of the Family, in Oblivion. It was written soon afteri took my first degree at Colledge. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 484 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25mm | 640g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243266545
  • 9780243266548