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Letter 521: MR BELFORD TO MISS HOWE

  Thursday, Sept. 28.  Madam, I do myself the honour to send you with This, according to my promise ( a ) , copies of the posthumous letters written by your exalted friend. These will be accompanied with other letters, particularly a copy … 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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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 482: MR BELFORD TO ROBERT LOVELACE, ESQ.

Nine, Friday morn. I have no opportunity to write at length, having necessary orders to give on the melancholy occasion. Joel, who got to me by six in the morning, and whom I dispatched instantly back with the letter I … Continue reading

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LETTER 452: MR BELFORED, TO ROBER LOVELACE, ESQ

Friday, Sept. 1.   How astonishing, in the midst of such affecting scenes, is thy mirth on what thou callest my own aspirations ! Never, surely, was there such another man in this world, thy talents and thy levity taken together! —Surely, what … Continue reading

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