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HAM/1/6/1/11

Note from Frances Evelyn Boscawen to Mary Hamilton

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Audley Stt. Friday. n---
5th: June 1795 --

      I set out on purpose to take Leave of Dear Mrs Dickenson, but -- arriv'd at Her
Door the Rain began to fall & the People to run wch. so represented to Me the
Storm of last Night, at least renew'd the Terror of it that I call'd out Home Home
tho my Coach door was open'd to get Out & wait on You. Cowards there always
were, & if it be not in Battle there is no Harm done. I was glad to see
yr Precious Daur looking as if London had done Her no Harm. If before You leave
this part of the World any thing shd bring You to Kew or Richmond I hope You will
enquire for Rosedale[1] &
yr Obedient humble Servant
F. Boscawen




To
Mrs Dickenson
Half Moon StreetBoulton Street

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Notes


 1. Boscawen's cottage in Richmond, Surrey (ODNB).

Normalised Text


Audley Street Friday. n---
5th: June 1795 --

      I set out on purpose to take Leave of Dear Mrs Dickenson, but -- arriv'd at Her
Door the Rain began to fall & the People to run which so represented to Me the
Storm of last Night, at least renew'd the Terror of it that I call'd out Home Home
though my Coach door was open'd to get Out & wait on You. Cowards there always
were, & if it be not in Battle there is no Harm done. I was glad to see
your Precious Daughter looking as if London had done Her no Harm. If before You leave
this part of the World any thing should bring You to Kew or Richmond I hope You will
enquire for Rosedale &
your Obedient humble Servant
Frances Boscawen




To
Mrs Dickenson
Boulton Street

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 1. Boscawen's cottage in Richmond, Surrey (ODNB).

Metadata

Library References

Repository: The John Rylands Library, University of Manchester

Archive: Mary Hamilton Papers

Item title: Note from Frances Evelyn Boscawen to Mary Hamilton

Shelfmark: HAM/1/6/1/11

Correspondence Details

Author: Frances Evelyn Boscawen

Place sent: London

Addressee: Mary Hamilton

Place received: London

Date sent: 5 June 1795

Letter Description

Summary: Note from Frances Evelyn Boscawen to Mary Hamilton. She writes that she set out to visit Hamilton while she was in London, but as she arrived at her door 'the Rain began to fall & the People to run wh[i]ch so represented to Me the Storm of last Night, at least renew[e]d the Terror of it that I call[e]d out Home Home'. She asks that Hamilton visit her if she can.
    Note is dated at Audley Street.
   

Length: 1 sheet, 140 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 2016/17 provided by The John Rylands Research Institute.

Research assistant: Isabella Formisano, former MA student, University of Manchester

Transliterator: Andrew Gott, dissertation student, University of Manchester (submitted June 2012)

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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