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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

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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

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Letter 471: From Mr. Belford to Mr. Robert Lovelace

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LETTER 420: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE, ESQ.

Wednesday-morn, 11 o’Clock.  I believe no man has two such servants as I have. Because I treat them with kindness, and do not lord it over my inferiors, and damn and curse them by looks and words like Mowbray; or beat … Continue reading

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LETTER 421: MR LOVELACE TO JOHN BELFORD, ESQ.

Wednesday-Morn, Aug. 23.  All alive, dear Jack! and in ecstasy! Likely to be once more a happy man! For I have received a letter from my beloved Miss Harlowe ; in consequence, I suppose, of advices that I mentioned in my last from … Continue reading

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