|My Dear Son||Quincy Decbr 5 1795|
As Capt.Scott has not yet Saild, it gives me an opportunity of informing you that last Evening I received the Miniatures, and next to personally Seeing you; for the likenessess are very good, the painter however, it is said has given a more flattering Likeness of You than of Thomas
I am perfectly Satisfied with them and want to be constantly looking at them.
Tis now a long time since I received Letters from you. I am anxious to hear whether you are in England. I send you there more of the Defences. and am as ever Your / affectionate Mother
I have requested Mr Smith to deliver to Mrs Coles a little plain English and the Feadelrist for you.