Write to Me – 13th Installment

November 10, 1814 Greystone Manor, Licolnshire Dear Sinjin, I understand you don’t care to hear from me anymore, however, I still must wish you a happy birthday.  I am planning my come out for next spring.  I am hiring a society widow to sponsor me.  It is rather lowering to think I have no one … Continue Reading

Write to Me – 12th Installment

April 8, 1814 Dear Sgt. Rountree, Please have Captain Renselaer at Hyde park promptly at one o’clock in the afternoon on April the fifteenth.  I will be wearing a yellow pelisse.  You can respond to me at the Clarendon Hotel as I will be travelling the next few days to make it to the capitol … Continue Reading

Write to Me – 11th Installment

March 2, 1814 Sinjin, I must protest your continuing to delve into the principal of your account.  I don’t know if you have another source of income, but even so, you should not devastate your investment account.  I am doing my best to salvage things, but without principal I can only do so much.  If … Continue Reading

Write to Me – 10th Installment

November 10, 1812 Dearest Sinjin, The past two letters I have written have come back to me.  I wanted to send you your happy birthday wishes and yet I am afraid this letter will also be returned.  I scour the newspapers for word about you and I find nothing.  I will continue to do so … Continue Reading

Write to Me – 9th Installment

February 17, 1812 Dear Sinjin, Thank you for your willingness to explain.  You understand perfectly my level of curiosity and what information I need to know.  Of course today I am fourteen and so I am looking more and more ahead to my majority.  As you mentioned, I will need to look about for a … Continue Reading