Category Archives: from Colonel Morden

Letter 520: COLONEL MORDEN TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

Tuesday, Sept. 26.  Dear Sir, I cannot help congratulating myself as well as you, that we have already got thro’ with the family every article of the Will, where they have any concern. You left me a discretional power, in many instances; and, … Continue reading

Posted in from Colonel Morden, to John Belford | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Letter 519: Colonel Morden to John Bedford

Sat. Sept. 23.  Dear Sir, I am very sorry, that any-thing you have heard I have said should give you uneasiness. I am obliged to you for the letters you have communicated to me; and still further for your promise to … Continue reading

Posted in from Colonel Morden, from John Belford | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

LETTER 503: COLONEL MORDEN, (TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.)

Tuesday morning, Sept. 12.   The good Mrs. Norton is arrived, a little amended in her spirits: Owing to the very posthumous letters, as I may call them, which you, Mr. Belford, as well as I, apprehended would have had fatal effects upon … Continue reading

Posted in from Colonel Morden, to John Belford | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LETTER 502: COLONEL MORDEN, (TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ)

Monday, Afternoon, Sept. 11.  Sir, We are such bad company here to one another, that it is some relief to retire, and write.   I was summoned to breakfast about half an hour after nine. Slowly did the mournful congress meet. … Continue reading

Posted in from Colonel Morden, to John Belford | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

LETTER 501: COLONEL MORDEN, (TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.)

  When the unhappy mourners were all retired, I directed the lid of the coffin to be unscrewed, and caused some fresh aromatics and flowers to be put into it.   The corpse was very little altered, notwithstanding the journey. The … Continue reading

Posted in from Colonel Morden, to John Belford | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment