X.d.451 (187): Letter from Nathaniel Rich to Sir Robert Rich, Clapham, 1697 May 12: autograph manuscript signed

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Collection:Papers of the Rich family
Preferred Citation:Letter from Nathaniel Rich to Sir Robert Rich, Clapham, 1697 May 12: autograph manuscript signed, Papers of the Rich family. Transcription by Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). MS X.d.451 (187), Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
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Charles Real
&
Richd Whites letters



May ye 12th 1697
Honored S:r
After my duty presented to you and my
honored Aunt, These few lines are to acquaint
your Hon.r yt I have almost Copyed out another
of ye Questions and Answers in which I hope
you will find some better writing then in ye
last which I gave to you Hon.r, and as soon as
I have done this yt I am now about, I think to
begin another of ye same if your Hon.r think
fitt of it, I should have bin very glad to have
seen your Hon.r and to my honored Aunt to day,
but yt I doe take ye waters I took them yester=
:day and I intend to take them to morrow god
willing: pray give my service to mr & m.rs
Cross, I doe follow my Copying in ye afternoons
but cannot Cypher in ye mornings by reason
of my taking of ye waters but assoon as I
have done taking of them, I will goe every
morning, having no more to add at this time
but begging your hon.rs pardon for troubling
you at this time with my bad writing but
hoping yt in a short time you will see a great
change for ye better, so begging your prayers
for me who daily stands in need of them so
I rest your dutyfull
Nephew & servant to
Comand Till death
Nath: Rich

I am glad to heer that
your Hon.r has your health
so well I pray god continue
it to you for health is a
Jewel of great value.

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To
The Right Hon.ble S:r Rob:t Rich
K.tt and Barr.tt at Mr Whittakers
In Clapham
These