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Webster, Daniel (1782-1852) to Harriette Story Paige

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01946.58 Author/Creator: Webster, Daniel (1782-1852) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 1845 Pagination: 2 p. ; 17.8 x 11.3 cm.

Informs his sister-in-law that he plans to dine with his biographer, lawyer George T. Curtis later in the evening. Reports that he will attempt to conclude dinner with Curtis by 9 o'clock in order to play a game of whist. Letter is written at 2 o'clock from the Fremont House.

Fremont House,
Saturday 2 o'clock

My Dear Mrs. Paige;
You are excessively kind. It grieves me not to have been able to come to your home oftener - I will dine with you tomorrow, with great pleasure, at any hour which may find most convenient to your family arrangements. For the sake of seeing you, your husband, & children, I will agree to be hungry, at any time [2] time.
I dine with Mr. G. T. Curtis today at 5. - I will try to get away before 9, & come round for one game of whist.
I am summoned to Washington; I must leave Boston Monday P.M.
Yrs affectionably,
Danl Webster

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