Monthly Archives: August 1732

LETTER 439: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD ESQ

Monday noon, Aug. 28. About the time of poor Belton’s interrment last night, as near as we could guess, Lord M, Mowbray and myself toasted once, To the memory of honest Tom Belton ; and, by a quick transition to … Continue reading

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LETTER 426: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE, ESQ

Sat. Aug. 26. On Thursday afternoon I assisted at the opening of poor Belton’s will, in which he has left me his sole Executor, and bequeathed me a legacy of 100 guineas; which I shall present to his unfortunate sister, … Continue reading

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LETTER 438: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE TO ALEXANDER WYERLEY ESQ

  Sat. Aug. 26. SIR, The generosity of your purpose would have commanded not only my notice, but my thanks, altho’ you had not given me the alternative you are pleased to┬ácall artful . And I do therefore give you … Continue reading

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LETTER 435 AND 436: MISS CLARISSA HARLOWE, TO MISS HOWE

Friday, Aug. 25. You are very obliging, my dear Miss Howe, to account to me for your silence. I was easy in it, as I doubted not, that among such near and dear friends as you are with, you was … Continue reading

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LETTER 425: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Aug. 24. Thursday morn. C, by thy fellow’s dispatch, that it gives me an opportunity of throwing in a few paragraphs upon it. I read a passage or two of it to Mowbray; and we both agree, that thou art … Continue reading

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