Author Archives: Courtney Otten

LETTER 537: F.J. DE LA TOUR TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ. NEAR SOHO SQUARE, LONDON

Trent, December 18. N.S.  Sir, I have melancholy news to inform you of, by order of the Chevalier Lovelace. He shewed me his letter to you before he sealed it; signifying, that he was to meet the Chevalier Morden on the 15th. Wherefore, as the occasion of the meeting is so well known to … Continue reading

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LETTER 536: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Trent, Dec. 3-14.  To-morrow is to be the Day, that will, in all probability, send either one or two ghosts to attend the Manes of my Clarissa . I arrived here yesterday; and inquiring for an English gentleman of the name of Morden, soon found out the Colonel’s lodgings. He had been in town two days; … Continue reading

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LETTER 535: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Lintz, Nov. 28. Dec. 9. I am now on my way to Trent, in order to meet Colonel Morden, in pursuance of his answer to my letter inclosed in my last. I had been at Presburgh, and had intended to visit some other … Continue reading

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LETTER 534: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Munich, Nov. 11-22.  I received yours this moment, just as I was setting out for Vienna. As to going to Madrid, or one single step out of the way, to avoid Colonel Morden, let me perish, if I do! You cannot … Continue reading

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LETTER 480: MR MOWBRAY TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Uxbridge, Sept. 7. between 11 and 12 at Night.  Dear Jack, I send by poor Lovelace’s desire, for particulars of the fatal breviate thou sentest him this night. He cannot bear to set pen to paper; yet wants to know every minute passage … Continue reading

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