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that noble provision for the old servants of our country; but well as I love that country so infinitely do I prefer the happenings of my dear Parent, that I sincerely hope she may have met with that kind reception from the Americans as to forget she is an Englishwoman & be wholly attracted to the interest of her new admirers; & if they do receive her as she deserves I will throw aside all my former prejudices & become one of their most zealous [admirers] — I find announced in the review some possible works of the late Mr. [Taplady] & amongst other scattered pieces they have published his letters to you — The People here grumble much Mr. Pill's new taxes — I seldom read the papers but I believe his majorities are large tho [sic] I fancy his popularity is already greatly diminished. Mrs. Gregory deserves me to present her best compliments & good wishes & I beg that my very particular ones may never be omitted to Mr. Graham from my dear Mother's [illegible].

                                                        Very dutiful & affectionate daughter
July 29.1784.                                                 C.S. Macaulay