|My Dearest Friend||Phil. Feb. 24. 1796|
We have a Spell of very cold Weather and some snow with a present
Prospect of more—You have had a fine Winter for Business and the snows still continue
with you in admirable order for
slaying sleighing & Sledding.
The Birthnight Ball was as splendid but no so elegant
and as you have seen at st. James’s—I came off at ten without supper. The
savages press through all Decorum in such a manner that I would not go. Some Ladies were
in danger—But none hurt I believe.
The spanish Treaty is arrived. But not yet laid before Us.
Mrs W. told Mrs Cushing at Mrs Boudinots that the Print was