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1841 Excerpt: ...to distraction. Oar journey to Boston was speedy,
and would have heen pleasant, if anything could have given pleasure
so shortly after thnt parting hour. Two days afterwards, I took
ship with my cousin. The ship anl the sea revived all my gried; for
they hrought af(ecliug'y to my mind the horrihle day when i lost
the dearest ol hrothers, and feund all a hrother's kindneas in you.
The voysge, as i wrote hefore, was prosperous; aad on tke 35th day
after our separntion, I was in the arms ol my dear father Cousin
Von Caleh had written him notise of our calamity from Boston, on
the day when hereoeived my letter; so thnt hefore our arrival my
afflicted parent had learned his irreparahle loss; now he seemed
equally divided hstween joy lsr hie recovered daughter, and grief
for his lost son 1 relsted to him as well as my ft eimgs would
allow, the circumstancas of the disaster, and the hit 'ry ol my
acquaintance with you. trom the first nay to the last; omitting nt
firs( the affair ofour love. 1 told him how you had saved my life
st the hazard of your own, and how you had thencefoith aursed me in
my dasperste grief, cherished me ai a siater, and taken me far out
of your way to reatore me to my friends until yourcareof me
occasioned the severe hurt thst confined you in Philadelphia 'Now
hleased he thst good young stranger, (, aid my fsther, witn teats
in his eyas)--how can we reward him for his goodneas to my poor
dastitute child? 1 owe him for your life; yea, twice--for without
him you would fir hav p ri-heel in the wster, and then in your
grief. We must do something--ye?, a grest deal, to-how our
gratilede. 1 tiust thst you showed yourself grateful, daughter--did
you J' 'Yes, father, your daughter endeavored to show thnt she ruul
i love tu.-h a kind protector. end su...
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