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The children are away so he will write; talks about the letter from Rebecca Tabb; inflammation of tonsils; he is glad to hear Nelson safely reached California; his mother is upset that Cuthbert would be taken to Baltimore against his will, because he was to have been told he could go to Baltimore voluntarily or to Staunton under compulsion but “Ma interfered.”
15? January 1776. Leven Powell, Hampton, to Sarah Powell describing the burning of Norfolk and Gosport Shipyard
Commission to take examination of Mrs. Philips; discusses what to do with an enslaved man who has deliberately injured himself, and the danger of rebellion by the enslaved; international politics. Includes typed transcription.
She had written from Cleveland and has now arrived safely to Henry. Reports on rest of family and thanks her grandparents for the time she had in Virginia. Mentions family there, including Uncle Nelson, Aunt [Anna?] and Uncle John Lloyd’s family.
Private character of Aaron Burr; problem with what Thomas Jefferson might do in regard to the Navy; French treaty; price of corn; Leven wants his horse well fed.