Whether I have answered your last or not I do not recollect.
I was much pleased with it.
You proposed sending Sidney to Union College.
Had you not better send him to Hamilton College which is very pleasantly situated in an excellent neighborhood
x x x x of Schenectady.
xx to the expectations of Dr. Baccus as inferior to none. He is a greatly good man.
I trust the arthritis which xx you has been xx. On the 14 June Mr Wattau of xx writes me
"Been to Mesr B and JR Bleecker of x with directions to send them to Poughkeepsie, but x informs as yet they wouldn't
x xx by a steam boat. Let me know if they agree with the inventory. You will have to send them a Rect from the amount,
as I stated in a former letter. Can you get the note collected? I have paid almost every debt xxx
[refers to clearing up the estate of Henry's son, Henry Welles Livingston, who died on the way back from taking
Arthur's daughter to visit his sister in Boston.]
We are all well. My son Sam is on board the flotilla at Lake Champlain, & commands Galley N4. He seems much pleased
with his commander. A fight is expected. On L Ontario the Br have