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Collection: Serjeant Family Letters, 1769-1840


Item: Letter to Elizabeth Browne Rogers Roche from Winwood Serjeant (19 January 1769)




He has no inclination to be knocked on the head -

to be scalped, - to be starved, - to be devoured

by tygers & bears, for all the shows in the

Heavens. -- Am just recovered of a violent

cold . Mr Borland is now stept in to see me

must leave off before I intended.

pray tell my dear Mam: that I wrote a letter

for her by Master Haven, but went away

without it. — Polly joins me in [hole in paper]

Duty & affection to Father & Mo [hole in paper]

self & am my Dearest


Yrs most Afftly

W. Serjeant.



Jany 18th 1769


PS Beg you to satisfy this Gentleman as far as

lies in yr power & soon




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