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HAM/1/6/2/1

Note from Agmondesham Vesey to Mary Hamilton

Diplomatic Text


      6th April 1780


      How miserable Madam, must I
feel to give up Miʃs Hamilton & her amiable
Friends to night. Nothing but Illneʃs & a Headach
which ought not to remain on these shoulders
for even a few hours, shod have prevent'd the
honor I promised myself in waiting upon you
& marking with how much regard I am
                             Mss Hamilton [1]most Obedt. Servant
                                                         Ag Vesey
April the 6th 1780



      Mr Vesey

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Notes


 1. Neither the expected possessive nor (with a different construction) your is present.

Normalised Text




      How miserable Madam, must I
feel to give up Miss Hamilton & her amiable
Friends to night. Nothing but Illness & a Headache
which ought not to remain on these shoulders
for even a few hours, should have prevent'd the
honour I promised myself in waiting upon you
& marking with how much regard I am
                             Mss Hamilton most Obedient Servant
                                                         Agmondesham
April the 6th 1780



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 1. Neither the expected possessive nor (with a different construction) your is present.

Metadata

Library References

Repository: The John Rylands Library, University of Manchester

Archive: Mary Hamilton Papers

Item title: Note from Agmondesham Vesey to Mary Hamilton

Shelfmark: HAM/1/6/2/1

Correspondence Details

Author: Agmondesham Vesey

Place sent: unknown

Addressee: Mary Hamilton

Place received: unknown

Date sent: 6 April 1780

Letter Description

Summary: Note from Ag. [Agmondesham] Vesey to Mary Hamilton. He says how 'miserable' he feels, being prevented by illness and a headache from waiting upon Hamilton and her 'amiable Friends' tonight.
    Original reference No. 1.
   

Length: 1 sheet, 66 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: 3 August 2020

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