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Letter. Catha[rin]e [Nicholson] Few, n. p., to James W. Nicholson Esqe, New Geneva, Pennsylvania
1820 March 6
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Writing for William Few, who is unwell, Catharine Few describes complications in the Blake affair (see Folder 17 above). Discouraging news of Thomas W. Nicholson (1803-1869), James W. Nicholson's second eldest son, then living in New York with the Fews: has abandoned a course of study marked out for him by William Few, and . . ."his habits have rendered him mentally indolent, and I fear the prospect of his pursuing any of the learned professions with advantage to himself is but poor, & would be very expensive to you . . . ."