Letter. Catharine [Nicholson] Few, n. p., to James W. Nicholson Esq, New Geneva, Pennsylvania, 1835 June 9
Catharine likewise seeks to encourage James regarding his son William's sea-faring: he will not be tempted by idleness, at least, and temperance and tract societies have done much to improve the moral climate aboard ship. James's daughters surely a consolation to him. "Mr Gallatins family are all in health & as to the things of this world, I should say very prosperous—but how devoutly to be wished that Young and Old were more occupied in the things that make for their everlasting peace —"