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My dearest Son. I hope You have received Mary's little Note to acknowledge the receipt of Your Letter, & tho my Eyes are still very much relaxed, I am desirous to answer Yours as Our motions depend so much upon [[addition]] the [[/addition]] Weather & therefore never know from one day to another what Time I can Command to do any thing. _ I have the pleasure to inform You that dear little Charlotte is as well as it can possibly be expected, after so severe an attack of the Ague She had in Town, & that by the uncommon Whet & Stormy Season, She as well as every Body else is prevented to [[deletion]] to [[/deletion]] reap that benefit from Bathing She other ways would do it was the Weather more favorable. Her attacks are only simptons of the Complaint, when the dampness is very great, not otherwise, & then She must not Bathe but Her [[underline]] Sleep Appetite & Spirits [[/underline]] are very good,