I received your letter this morning, just as we were sitting down to dinner, and was very glad to get it. You must make believe that blot is a kiss, I put my finger down in a hurry and made it. You were better than your promise, for you wrote me nearly seven pages. You were real good and I will try to be as good. I was very sorry you and Carrie could not come down to the boat with us, but I think it is about as well you did not, for if you had caught cold I would have felt very sorry, and it was very wet and muddy.
The boat during the night rocked very much and the swells
Charlotte Thayer Hazard married John Cross, headmaster of the Golden Hill School in Kingston, NY.
Mary Isabella Forsyth was the daughter to James Forsyth and Mary Bruyn. She had three siblings: Petronella, John, and Katharine. James Forsyth was a judge i