Dr. Dix

Date: May 10, 1775 Posted from Cambridge [MA] to my “dear friend, Miss Mercy Scollay [at Worcester] [I] am happy in hearing you with the Family are all in Health. Dr. Dix wanted to be informed respecting the sowing some wheat, let the Dr. know I shall acquiesce in his Judgment. I think it will […]

Author: Mercy Scollay Date: April 26, 1776 [Boston, to Dr. Elijah Dix] “My Good Friend I have this moment heard that Mr Williams sets of[f] for Worcester on Monday, and tho’ I have nothing of consequence to communicate I cant help beginning a whole sheet of paper in hopes my firtile brain will supply me […]

Date: April 10, 1775 “[to Dr. Dix] Boston [Monday] April 10, 1775 Sir my Goods are many of them out of Town. I must pray you to hire a Couple of Waggons for me and direct them to go to the House of Mrs Mary Warren in Roxbury for as many of my Goods as […]

Date: February 25, 1775 To Dr. Elijah Dix [of Worcester] “Boston, 25 Feby. 1775 I must request you to have the House ready to receive some of my Goods in three or four Days, if they should arrive before any of my Family I must beg you would take the care of them, as the […]

Date: August, 17, 1775 Author: Miss Mercy Scollay [To Dr. Dix, posted from Watertown, Massachusetts] “I look upon the promise made my friend of writing him by first opportunity too sacred to omit, tho’ I’ve nothing yet of any consequence to say – My journey down [from Worcester] was safe and my little girls [Joseph […]