Mary Secutor, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 July 28

ms-number768428.2

abstractMary asks for permission to leave the school.

handwritingHandwriting is somewhat loose, yet formal and clear. Letter case with regard to the letter S is difficult to decipher.

paperSingle medium-sized sheet is in good condition, with light creasing, staining and wear.

inkBlack.

  Rev.d & ever Hon.d Sir 
I am not incenſable  of my Obligation to ye Doctor for his Patarnel Cair over  me ever sence I have been ye School. my faults have  been overLook.d with tendenneſs when thay have deſervd  Severity— I am quite discouragd with my self.  ye longer I Stay in ye School ye wo^r^se I am [illegible] dont  think I Shall ever do any good to ye Cauſe: & it will  Cost a great deal to keepe me hear, w.h will be Spending  Money to no porpose. I have been more trouble to ye Docter  then all my mates. dont think I deſarve ye honour  of being in your School! if agreable to ye Docter I Should  be glad to leave the School next week & be no longer  a member of it   
   Hon.d Sir I [illegible]Would beg leave to   Subcribe my^Self^ Your   Humble Sert     Mary Secuter    To ye Revd mr  Eleazer Wheelock DD     
Molley Secuters July 28   1768   
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