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

Catalog record:http://hamnet.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=107997
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.
Terms of Use:Transcriptions are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This allows you to use our transcriptions without additional permission provided that you cite the Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO) Project at the Folger Shakespeare Library as the source and that you license anything you create using the transcriptions under the same or equivalent license. EMMO and the Folger waive permission fees for non-commercial publication by registered non-profits, including university presses, regardless of the license they use. For information about using the images that correspond to the transcriptions, see Image Permissions.

leaf 2 verso || leaf 1 recto

Charles Real
Richard Whites letters

May the 12th 1697
Honored Sir
After my duty presented to you and my
honored Aunt, These few lines are to acquaint
your Honour that I have almost Copyed out another
of the Questions and Answers in which I hope
you will find some better writing then in the
last which I gave to you Honour, and as soon as
I have done this that I am now about, I think to
begin another of the same if your Honour think
fitt of it, I should have bin very glad to have
seen your Honour and to my honored Aunt to day,
but that I doe take the waters I took them yester=
:day and I intend to take them to morrow god
willing: pray give my service to mr & mrs
Cross, I doe follow my Copying in the afternoons
but cannot Cypher in the mornings by reason
of my taking of the 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 honours pardon for troubling
you at this time with my bad writing but
hoping that in a short time you will see a great
change for the better, so begging your prayers
for me who daily stands in need of them so
I rest your dutyfull
Nephew & servant to
Command Till death
Nathaniel Rich

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

leaf 1 verso || leaf 2 recto

The Right Honorable Sir Robert Rich
Knightt and Barronett at Mr Whittakers
In Clapham