CD is much obliged for invitations to CB's parties, but is afraid to accept because he would meet people to whom he has sworn he never goes out.
My dear M
I am very much obliged to you for sending me cards for your parties, but I am afraid of accepting them, for I should meet some people there, to whom I have sworn by all the saints in Heaven, I never go out, & should, therefore, be ashamed to meet them.— I assure you I feel very grateful for your kindness to me.
Believe me | Most sincerely y
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