|Dear Sir.||The Hague March 31. 1797.|
I received a few days ago, your obliging favour of the 25th: ulto: and the newspapers and reviews until that time, for which I am much obliged to you. The times as you observe are truly alarming. Soon after the date of your letter, a symptom discovered itself of a disease too deep to be remidied by palliatives.
I am happy to find by a letter of a later date than yours, that the young ladies were recovering from their indisposition. With my best respects to Mrs: Johnsons and to them, I remain,
Dear Sir, very sincerely and affectionately your’s