Mary Secutor, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 July 28

Author Secutor, Mary

Date28 July, 1768

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.


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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