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Collection: Serjeant Family Letters, 1769-1840

 

Item: Letter to Elizabeth Browne Rogers Roche from Winwood Serjeant (6 April 1772)

 

Transcription:

 

My Dear Sister

Your letter was extremely agreeable:

I began to be very anxious about Dear

Mother. Capt Hunt gave Bradford a most

melancholy account of her indeed. It gave

me vast satisfaction that you spoke more

favourably of her declining state of health

than I expected: pray Heaven preserve her

& grant us the happiness of seeing her next

month at Cambridge: gentle exercise &

change of air might be of service: riding

always agrees with her. — Did you ever

know a longer or severer Winter?I never

saw any thing like it in my life. Your

Sister as well as myself was very sorry we

could not have the pleasure of [^] yr [^] cheerful

company this gossiping time. The little fel-

low (by the way, I hope my Letter giving an

account of him the beginning of last month

came

 

 

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Additional Information on this letter can be found in the finding aid: cambridgehistory.org/research/serjeant-family-letters-176...

 

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