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Letter 530: MR. LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD

  Paris, Octob. 14-25. —-Timor & minæ Scandunt eodem quo dominus: neque Decedit ærata triremi, & Post equitem sedet atra cura.   In a language so expressive as the English, I hate the pedantry of tagging or prefacing what I … Continue reading

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LETTER 529: MISS HOWE TO JOHN BELFORD

Thursday, October 12. Sir, I am incapable of doing justice to the character of my beloved friend; and that not only from want of talents, but from grief; which, I think, rather increases than diminishes by time; and which will … Continue reading

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LETTER 525: LORD M. TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ

  M. Hall, Friday Sept. 29. Dear Sir, My kinsman Lovelace is now setting out for London; proposing to see you, and then to go to Dover, and so embark. God send him well out of the kingdom!   On … Continue reading

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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

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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

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