Letter. M[aria] Nicholson, Greenwich, New York, to James W. Nicholson Esqre, New Geneva, Pennsylvania
Brief news of various family members, including two cousins in the Navy (John and Joseph Nicholson) then embarking for the Mediterranean. The Nicholsons' father, James Nicholson (1737-1804), "continues better, gains strength—but slowly." There is a short postscript of political news: "The President has lost his beautiful daughter Mrs Eppes and is in great affliction — Demos will have a majority of 6 or 8 thousand — Langdon is elected in N.H. by a small majority —"