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Personal Letter from Elizabeth Campbell, Duchess of Argyll

Author(s): Campbell, Elizabeth

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Sir

I received yours and so ſure as it lyes
in my power to ſerve you ane yours
I will not be wanting, and when a fit
opertunitie offers my lord [¿] will
remember your son
I also received a letter from your lady
about the ballance that is the money
due by barbreck I have [¿]
reponce and [¿] to ye that since
[¿] put into under and against
[¿] I will clear [¿]
[¿]due to you, but I hope you
[¿] to be [¿] discharge by the
[¿], but accept of which you [¿]
[¿] so when I entered [¿]
[¿], with you, as soon as I get
ſo [¿], I shall see to the [settleing]
of the account, for you have me

or your [¿]; for the [¿] [was]
so [¿] I was obiged to take it
on to my own head the [¿] of
the [¿] [hall] I [¿] get the [¿]
and [¿] in order to get
[¿] to it,
I shall befor my bond [¿] you put
him in mind of yower ſons,
and not feel he must be [¿]
the [¿] I [¿]

I am Sir
your faithfull
freind and humble
ſervant
E Argyll

[¿] Sept
1725

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Personal Letter from Elizabeth Campbell, Duchess of Argyll

Document Information

Document ID 364
Title Personal Letter from Elizabeth Campbell, Duchess of Argyll
Year group 1700-1750
Genre Personal writing
Year of publication 1725
Wordcount 176

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