Samuel Phillips 4th to son Judge Samuel Phillips 5th, undated

Samuel Phillips 4th to son Judge Samuel Phillips 5th

Transcription:
To Mr. Samuel Phillips of Cambridge

Dear Son, let one hear as Soon, as anything is done and what give my Duty to Madme. Foxcroft and Love to the Child and Grandchild. Day for the Ink Ingredients and Housekeeping, Send a [illegible] to Make the Ink. Send the Inclosd as Directed Carry Mr [illegible] yourself and give my Compliments to him, and other, Inquiring friend, Remember, the advises given especially those that Relate to your Soul and a future State Carefully attend prayers publick and Private, Be on your guard constantly on Sabbath, Remember that the Eye of God is Continually on, you Don’t In large your Acquaintances. Be kindly disposed toward all But be Intimate with few, very few. If you Buy a [Balsted?- illegible] let it be made of good Season Stuff. And made strong as you may lett Mr. Sampson to any body that wants, He had rather Sell it very cheap than that it Should be Sent home as he don’t want it
Don’t go to Boston and Beware of all that Come from Boston, Maintain your good Character if possible to Improve your privileges
Your Affectionate Father S Phillips

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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