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 fas it becomes due at the Union Bank, as he is not willing to longer trouble Mr. Hall with this trifling concern.
He asks assistance for his son, in the way of advice, should he need it, and further says that in the affair of the interest of Mrs. Worthington's scrips it was a misapprehension of his altogether.
Probably the elder Wells sent the letter he had written to Mr. Hall to his son, who added the explanation which closed the transaction satisfactorily to all, and then forwarded the shee