Ezekiel Webster Letters for the years 1802 thru 1829

Ezekiel Webster

Ezekiel Webster wrote 25 Letters from a total of 5 locations including Hanover, NH, Dartmouth College, NH, and Boston, MA. Ezekiel Webster wrote a total of 1 person named Daniel Webster. Most of Ezekiel Webster's letters were written in the year 1805. Several other letters were written in 1803 and 1804. Who did Ezekiel Webster know?

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  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Hanover, NH - 6 November 1802

    A WRITER of no inconsiderable note, and one whom you hold in very high esteem, has remarked in some of his lucubrations, that a student's reading and conversation ought to be intimately connected with the subject of his studies.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Hanover, NH - 15 May 1803

    It did cut truly and it was the unkindest cut of all. I hope we shall not have many more " slices from that loaf."

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Hanover, NH - 21 May 1803

    Though that sum relieved me from many embarrassments, yet I assure you my finances are not in the most prosperous condition.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Dartmouth College, NH - 28 May 1803

    In my last letter I informed you, that a little affair had taken place which so discomposed me, that I had neither the control of my thoughts nor the command of my pen.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Hanover, NH - 18 October 1803

    Horace very justly observes that it is pleasant, sometimes, to relax the mind and dissipate attention

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Boston, MA - 4 April 1804

    The map of human life is checkered with misfortunes and disappointments. A continual sunshine of prosperity does not accompany man in his transit from the cradle to the grave.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Boston, MA - 10 May 1804

    The tuition of those attending the then present quarter was to be given to the Doctor; and, as luck would have it, not his sagacity, I found that almost all the quarters had expired, and were then commencing anew, when I undertook to teach the school

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Boston, MA - 17 June 1804

    Be faithful to your employer, and do not lay your action so as to be nonsuited; for you must remember that nothing but the death of the party will enable you to bring a new suit.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Boston, MA - 3 May 1805

    I confess, Daniel, my acquaintance with the business of teaching a school does not increase my love of it. If ever I have built any castles in the air, I demolish them as readily as ever you saw me demolish a potato

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Boston, MA - 12 May 1805

    You know the state of my finances and my wish to assist you. Whatever is possible for me to do, shall be done.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Boston, MA - 19 May 1805

    Before Mr. French had given me your letter, I had forwarded your trunk, with the blank books you so much need for the entry of your fourteen actions.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Boston, MA - 30 May 1805

    When Mr. Parker gave me the books, he said you had taken a bill of them, and was to leave it with me for him to sign, when I took the books. You probably have it among some of your papers.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Boston, MA - 10 July 1805

    I roamed about town till twelve o'clock, to find the said gaiters, but could not hear of any ; nor have I been able since to see any in the shops.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Boston, MA - 14 August 1805

    When I heard of Fletcher's failure, I concluded that there was, on that account, less probability of a vacancy in the clerkship. In answering your question, I hardly know what to say.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Boston, MA - 15 September 1805

    No case of yellow fever has occurred. Private letters say it is very malignant in New York, and considerably so in Philadelphia. I have enjoyed always perfect health since I wrote you.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Boston, MA - 17 October 1805

    I have no reason to think I was hypochondriacal when I wrote that letter ; that a sickly imagination swelled molehills into mountains

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Boston, MA - 1 August 1806

    You will be glad to hear that the health of the inhabitants of this town is as good as it has been for many years. There is no case of yellow fever, or any other epidemic.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Concord, NH - 4 June 1813

    His Excellency has been escorted this afternoon, from Pembroke, by a more respectable and numerous escort than Concord ever witnessed

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Concord, NH - 5 June 1813

    I have been told the President's message has a pacific aspect in the apprehension of many Federalists, in this quarter. I think it very warlike.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Concord, NH - 3 April 1823

    Of all the candidates named for the Presidency, the people of New Hampshire would undoubtedly prefer Mr. Adams.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Concord, NH - 28 December 1824

    The Concord Register, under its editorial head, gives a pretty correct account of the closing scene in our Senate.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Londonderry, NH - 17 January 1827

    My wife has been here a fortnight with Alice, who has been ill. She is gaining slowly, and it will probably be another fortnight before she will be able to go home.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Concord, NH - 31 March 1828

    I have written Governor Bell to-day. I have stated to him my opinion of our present condition. It is the best opinion I can form.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Concord, NH - 9 January 1829

    The legislature adjourned on Saturday last, the 3d instant, after having a very long session and doing a good deal of business. You will see by the papers that a nomination was made of candidates for Congress.

  • Ezekiel Webster letter to Daniel Webster.

    Concord, NH - 15 February 1829

    The truth is that the people made such an effort last fall, were so disappointed in the result, and so disgusted with the conduct of Mr. Adams, that they have not any heart to make any exertions.