t, for there is not the least probability that the office will be offered me. Ever sincerely, yours, Edward Everett. Robert Bonner, Esq.
Mr. Everett to Mrs. Wise. Boston January 13, 1864.
I have yours of the 8th.
I am just recovering from a pretty severe attack of illness, which has kept me in bed most of the timt I think we shall get news from Sid to-night.--Best love to husband and babies.
Your ever affectionate papa, E. E.
The "Everett" alluded to is Edward Everett Wise, a young son of Captain Wise, who was visiting his grandfather at the time of his death. "Sid," also alluded to, is Mr. Everett's oldest son, about thirty yCaptain Wise, who was visiting his grandfather at the time of his death. "Sid," also alluded to, is Mr. Everett's oldest son, about thirty years of age, a major in the volunteer service, and now at Beaufort, South Carolina, serving upon the staff of General Saxton. Mr. Everett had three sons and two daughters by his wife, Charlotte Gray, daughter of the late Hon. Peter C. Brooks, who died about two years ago. One daughter died while Mr. Everett was minister to London,