6. Elbridge Gerry to Ann Gerry
Philadelphia, 9 September 1787 (excerpts)1

I have received, my dearest Girl, your letter of the 5th & it is impossible to say what time we shall rise this week, some say not 'till the latter end, others about the middle, I am myself of opinion that Thursday will finish the Business to which I have every prospect at present of giving my negative. …

[P.S.] I think your answer to this will find me here—

1. RC, Gerry-Knight Papers, MHi. Printed: Farrand, Supplement, 264–65.