I was very much disappointed in not seeing thee in town when I came in; I suppose I passed thee on the road; did thee see me? My tooth has not troubled me any since then. Gillenghan has been out here twice during the last week & has had good custom. Franky had one of his teeth pluged; yesterday one of the boys had 13 teeth pluged and another 6 pluged and 3 drawn. I suppose that altogether about a dozen boys have had their teeth attended to.
I do not know whether this will find you in town or not. We heard by Grandfather, who was out here about a week ago that you went down Jersey on 6th or 7th day. I forget which. Our Green house has been contracted for with Nolman for $2000 to be 110 feet long, 26 feet wide & 20 feet high. They are going to commence laying the foundations tomorrow.
We have had very warm dry weather for a week past, but very cool pleasant evenings. There are very few evenings in summer that we do not have a fine breeze; the situation of the house seems to be peculiarly suitable on this account, it stands so high. Though we are very glad to get home in vacations, yet we are situated so pleasantly & have so many agreeable ways of employing ourselves in the summer that we have no wish to exchange places with you in the city. Without being over burdened with study, our garden to interest us, and pleasant walks for the summer evenings, our Superintendent & Ass. Superintendent obliging and atten
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