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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 486: MR BELFORD, TO ROBERT LOVELACE

Friday night, Sept. 8. past ten. I will now take up the account of our proceedings from my letter of last night, which contained the dying words of this incomparable lady.   As soon as we had seen the last … Continue reading

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