I beg you would excuse me for not writing you before and not sending you the apples which I promiset you but I hope you will receive them and a few peaches with these few lines; I hope they will find you well; I have the pleasure to inform you that my Hond Papa and Mamma are tolerable well. They both desire thear love to you. I expect go on the great pond again this weak I hope we shall have as pleasant a time of it as we had before.. Please to give my Duty to my Uncle & aunt Foxcroft… Adue my Dear Brother. P.S. I would thank you if you would write me soon.
Mr. John Phillips
Box 1, Folder 24
Phillips Family Collection
Phillips Academy Archives & Special Collections