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Collection: Serjeant Family Letters, 1769-1840


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




Their passage from New York to North

Carolina: they have not been heard of these

Five months: terrible loss to the family -

What adds to the old Lady’s mortification

Billy Apthorp youngest son is married to a

Nasty dirty drabble tail stromp whom his

Mother [^] bro’t [^] up in Charity. — Pray make our

warmest acknowledgements of Duty & respect

to Dear Father & Mother & pray Heaven

bless them wth health & Sprits & grant us

a happy sight of them at Cambridge next

month. Are sorry Mrs Livermore is so

much out of order & wish the recovery of

her health. Heaven give health & happiness

to my Dear Sister Rogers. Polly was much disap-

pointed at your not coming, begs you to renew

your promise within a short date, you possess

a very large share of her affection & not less

of the esteem of your affectionate friend

& Brother

W. Serjeant



April 6th 1772




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