The Life and Original Correspondence of Sir George Radcliffe, Knight, LL.D., the Friend of the Earl of Strafford

The Life and Original Correspondence of Sir George Radcliffe, Knight, LL.D., the Friend of the Earl of Strafford

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...of this Loane are past, or uppo' the Duke's returne, if his_ex_pedition prove successful, or uppo' the summons for a parliament: in all these cases there will be so much saved, as the tyme of our restraint will be shorter. But on the other side, if I conforme, it will be neare hlidsomer before there be a fitt tyme for it; and, after that, your aunt's occasions, which I may not omitte (in respect of her great care and kindness to me since my imprisonment); will require my stay ind Kent about a week; soe the soonest tyme I can come downe will be in the beginninge of July; all which considered, I doe thinke fitt that you doe not dissolve your houshoulde. But I next desire, that, if you can with any eonveniency, you can dispose of your family that I may see you here. You might live with your aunt, and The Countess of Leicester. d I suppose at Penshurst. come here by water when you will; for my boy, doe as you. think fitt, bringe him or leave him. Since I writte, a friend of myne, the Kinge's servant, that never failed me, hath sente me worde he can gett me leave to go to Sutton for a moneth or 6 weeks, and bids me doubt it not; which is a thinge I will accept and labour for. I desire to knowe that my kilne goes forward, and my study: how my piggeons doe. I have sent the boy 2 toppes and a scoarge sticke, hopinge he can say his letters by this tyme. Sweet heart, there is nothinge (but the apprehension of your discontent, and feare of my mother's grief) that is in my way to hinder me of the best and most contented days, in this condition I nowe am in, that ever I enjoyed; and were it not that Almightye God sendes some thinges to poyse and ballast our myndes in our joyes, should be over-prided in my estate....show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236794133
  • 9781236794130