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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ... 1' Sir Edward Harley to
Lady Harley. 1664-5, January 28. Westminster--Announcing his safe
arrival. William Porter to Sir Robert Harley, at Brampton. 1664-5,
February 3. Bristol--My wife and I will be very happy to enjoy the
favour of your company at Bath. I am informed from Barbados that
the greatest part of our people in Sauta Lucia are dead by sickness
and the Indians swords and arrows. Not three hundred are left alive
and these very sick, who have sent to be taken away from the place.
Major William Yeamans lately sailed from here to Barbados. He has
procured a commission for his father to be Knight Baron and
Governor of Cape Fair. Our island will be unhappy in losing two
such peers as Sir Thomas Modiford and himself. Signed. Sir Edward
Harley to Lady Harley. 1664-5, February 4. Westminster--I am sorry
you have been troubled with a cold. I am under the same distemper
and was never more sensible of sharp weather. In obedience to your
commands I have found a pretty chariot which I hope will please
you, therefore send up your money speedily. I rejoice to hear my
sister Stephens is so well brought to bed of a boy, Robin. I hope
you will send to see how she does.--rrr Yesterday our House passed
the bill for money, and sent it up to the Lords. That finished, I
suppose this session will not be long. Tell my brother Thomas that
Lent is not to be kept, so the country need not be troubled about
licences; but you must think speedily of buying another beef. It is
a great joy to me that my brother is anything better. My Lady
Conway is much in his condition. This weather admits not of any
husbandry, so I hope you keep as few in wages as you can. The Same
to the Same, at Brampton. l664-5, February 7. Westminster--I have
bought a coach, the cheapest I...
|Country of origin:
Great Britain Royal Manuscripts
||246 x 189 x 16mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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