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One of God’s Nobility

To Joshua Babcock Dear Sir Philada. Sept. 1. 1755 I beg Leave to introduce to you the Revd. Mr. Allison Rector of our Academy; a Person of great Ingenuity and Learning, a catholic Divine, and what is more, an Honest Man; For as Pope says A Wit’s a Feather, and a Chief’s a Rod; An…

Kisses in that Wind

To Catharine Ray Dear Katy, Philada. March 4. 1755 Your kind Letter of January 20. is but just come to hand, and I take this first Opportunity of acknowledging the Favour. It gives me great Pleasure to hear that you got home safe and well that Day. I thought too much was hazarded, when I…