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Personal letter from Elizabeth Campbell, Duchess of Argyll

Author(s): Campbell, Elizabeth

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I send you an information
of Ormſary [¿] poſſeſſing
himself of thoſe lands
he ſaved, and the [¿]
[¿] maner he treated
me which he will be
made to find the [¿]
of, but in the main
time alittle to humble
him, being informed
[¿] had a debt owing
him by [¿], I
deferred a right to it
which he very redily
granted, and [¿]
[¿] upon himself

to be so powerfull a
man, and [¿] he can
harm [¿], I doe offer
you the due of Argyle
cold not shrink his [¿]
under him at the
[¿] mightie [¿]
[¿], he [¿], he
is to tye up all his
debts though I supoſs
few will note the change
unles he pays [¿]
[¿]
but [¿] hes giving
me this right to [¿]
[¿] [¿] I
exspect you are [¿]

you know to be his
[¿] will not make
ouer your debts to
him, but be as [¿]
to [¿] as poſſible
and any [¿] I can
doe him one such and
some that ane [¿] to
him upon my account
I will not [¿] [¿]
I dont doubt of your
frindship, to [¿] since
by it you will oblige
me, and much more my
ſon.
I long to hear how you
are after your trying

[¿] the [¿]
I have [¿]
this ten dayis here
and I [¿] I never shall
have [¿] day to [¿]
to ſee in, but the free
I [¿] for [¿]
and after settiling sum
buſſineſs ther I goe
for Rosneath in my
[¿], wher I hope
to ſee you in perfect
helth, I am ſr

your [¿]
frend to [¿]
E Argyll

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Personal letter from Elizabeth Campbell, Duchess of Argyll

Document Information

Document ID 354
Title Personal letter from Elizabeth Campbell, Duchess of Argyll
Year group 1700-1750
Genre Personal writing
Year of publication 1709
Wordcount 239

Author information: Campbell, Elizabeth

Author ID 285
Forenames Elizabeth
Surname Campbell
AKA Duchess of Argyll
Gender Female
Year of birth 1659
Place of birth Suffolk, England
Occupation Noblewoman
Mother's occupation Noblewoman
Father's occupation Nobleman
Locations where resident Edinburgh, Campeltown