,. late Loughes.
She thanks him for having procured for her stock to the amount of $1,144 in the Union Bank of Boston, and asks to have the amount, with interest, remitted to her, in care of her nephew, J. J. Hancox, who is with a firm of merchants in Liverpool which she names.
She writes Mr. Hall she is enclosing her letter in one to her nephew, William Wells of Boston, and has been made happy that day by the receipt of a letter from America, and expresses the hope of seeing her niece, Martha Wells, in England in a short time.
Mrs. Worthington was probably the rich aunt alluded to by Miss Osgood.
The letter abounds in those dignified and gracious expressions of courtesy common to the letter writers of that time.
At the top of another large half sheet of heavy linen paper the following is written:—
Inclosed I send you bank securities for fifteen hundred Dollars. You will please to transfer 143 script, or 1144 Dollars, to my sister Mrs. E. Loughes and send th