A History of Northumberland, in Three Parts Volume 2, V. 1

A History of Northumberland, in Three Parts Volume 2, V. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ... and give them leave to be towards my excuse I presented this not sooner to you. I beg the favor from you to present my service very humbly to my lady. I am truly your most faithful Eerv' Oole. P. S. I writ by this post to Sir Francis Ratcliff 15, c. For the honorable Sr John Swinburne baronet, at Capheaton-ogle.--Sir!--I should be angry with myself if I did not present my humble thanks to you in a letter for the two visits you was pleased to give me when I was in Northumberland. Truly I was very glad to see you, and esteem myself much obliged to you. I have waited twice of Sir Francis Ratcliff since I returned hither, and my lady and he and his family are very well. Since my coming here, I have thought of what you was pleased to desire me, which was that I would take Mr Ogle, your neighbours son. I am sure I would not now be willing to take him, but you did desire me to do it: and I find I must take no servant, but such a one as will be very useful to me: my condition will not permit other: I am a poor man. If Mr Ogle is willing to have his son bred up to my butler & to go of messages here in the town (not to be foot boy, God forbid!) I will take him, much for your sake. If he likes of this I would have him send his son up here to me, spending as little by the way as he can. I will pay for his journey, and let him buy no clothes. I desire your pardon for this trouble and present my most humble service to my noble lady, your lady, and will ever remain your most faithful servant Ogle London May 29. 1673. 15, d. The preceding letter is indorsed with the following answer: --" My Lord. The honor you have done me both in letting me know of your safe return to town, and your so very ready acceptance of my cousin Ogle's son, upon my account from...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236525567