Letter. Catha[rin]e [Nicholson] Few, New York, New York, to Mr James [W.] Nicholson, New Geneva, Pennsylvania
News of the feebleness of Albert and Hannah Gallatin's youngest child, Hannah; necessity of having "our affections disengaged from earth" and fixed on the eternal; arrival at New York of cousin John Nicholson on the U.S.S. Revenge; talk of war with Britain; observes that Adden Chrystie seems "comfortably situated, I hope they will do well, but I cannot tell much about her Husband's prospects . . . ."