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HAM/1/14/84

Letter from Martha Carolina Goldsworthy to Mary Hamilton

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pt 10 Monday
Night

My Dst
I really have not had time
to day to answer your kind
Note, which gave me great
Satisfaction, I hope to hear
you are as stout to morrow
but pray do not be too
much so, for I know what
illneʃs is, I hope you will
not again be so well
acquainted with it, nor
never so much so as your
Mama Goldsworthy,
97
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hope you have heard that
my Brother has constantly
enquired after you, he has
interested himself very much,
so indeed does every body
here. Adieu my Dear
Child, I am vastly Stout
& you will find me quite
fat I had an oportunity
of doing what you desire
me to Dr Turton to day
the more you know him
the better you will



like him God Bleʃs yo[u]
                                                         Affy Yr-
MCG
--



Miʃs Hamilton
      St James's

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Normalised Text


past 10 Monday
Night

My Dearest
I really have not had time
to day to answer your kind
Note, which gave me great
Satisfaction, I hope to hear
you are as stout to morrow
but pray do not be too
much so, for I know what
illness is, I hope you will
not again be so well
acquainted with it, nor
never so much so as your
Mama Goldsworthy,




hope you have heard that
my Brother has constantly
enquired after you, he has
interested himself very much,
so indeed does every body
here. Adieu my Dear
Child, I am vastly Stout
& you will find me quite
fat I had an opportunity
of doing what you desire
me to Doctor Turton to day
the more you know him
the better you will



like him God Bless you
                                                         Affectionately Your
Martha Carolina Goldsworthy
--



Miss Hamilton
      St James's

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 1. The number appears at bottom right, written vertically.

Metadata

Library References

Repository: The John Rylands Library, University of Manchester

Archive: Mary Hamilton Papers

Item title: Letter from Martha Carolina Goldsworthy to Mary Hamilton

Shelfmark: HAM/1/14/84

Correspondence Details

Author: Martha Carolina Goldsworthy

Place sent: unknown

Addressee: Mary Hamilton

Place received: London

Date sent: unknown

Letter Description

Summary: Letter from Martha Carolina Goldsworthy to Mary Hamilton. She had no time today to answer Hamilton's note which gave her great satisfaction to read. She hopes that she will be with her tomorrow and writes on her health. Goldsworthy notes that she knows what illness is and hopes that Hamilton 'will not again be so acquainted with it'. She informs Hamilton that her brother often made enquiries after her. Goldsworthy writes that she is stout and notes that Hamilton will find her to be quite fat now.
    Original reference No. 97.
   

Length: 1 sheet, 146 words

Transliteration Information

Editorial declaration: First edited in the project 'Image to Text' (David Denison & Nuria Yáñez-Bouza, 2013-2019), now incorporated in the project 'Unlocking the Mary Hamilton Papers' (Hannah Barker, Sophie Coulombeau, David Denison, Tino Oudesluijs, Cassandra Ulph, Christine Wallis & Nuria Yáñez-Bouza, 2019-2022).

All quotation marks are retained in the text and are represented by appropriate Unicode characters. Words split across two lines may have a hyphen on the first, the second or both fragments (reco-|ver, imperfect|-ly, satisfacti-|-on); or a double hyphen (pur=|port, dan|=ger, qua=|=litys); or none (respect|ing). Any point in abbreviations with superscripted letter(s) is placed last, regardless of relative left-right orientation in the original. Thus, Mrs. or Mrs may occur, but M.rs or Mr.s do not.

Acknowledgements: XML version: Research Assistant funding in 2018/19 provided by Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Manchester.

Research assistant: Chenming Gao, undergraduate student, University of Manchester

Transliterator: Mariola Kotromanac, MA student, Uppsala University (submitted June 2019)

Cataloguer: Lisa Crawley, Archivist, The John Rylands Library

Cataloguer: John Hodgson, Head of Special Collections, The John Rylands Library

Copyright: Transcriptions, notes and TEI/XML © the editors

Revision date: 13 April 2020

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