"Your Letters concerning Miss N. have given me as much Concern as they ought-not knowing the Character nor what to advise, but feeling all a Fathers Tenderness, longing to be at home that I might enquire and consider and take the Care I ought. "
"Mr. Jay has been my only consolation. In him I have found a Friend to his Country, without Alloy. I shall never forget him, nor cease to love him, as long as I live. He has been happier than I, having his Family with him, no Anxiety for his Children, and his Lady with him, to keep up his spirits. His Happiness in this particular has made me more unhappy for what I know under the Seperation from mine. "