623. John Alsop to Isaac Wharton
New York, 10 January 1788 (excerpt)1

Permit me to inform you that this day Week Mrs. King delivered to Mr K. a fine Son, they are both as well as we cou’d wish, & I sincerely wish that Mrs Wharton may perform the same kind office to my friend Isaac.

Mr King being elected a Delagate in the M. Bay Convention—Set off yesterday to attend it his absence will be about 4 or 5 weeks. …

1. FC, Alsop Letterbook, NHi.